Cellulose Microbeads

Science Newsflash: Oceans and wildlife are being polluted by plastic microbeads that are used in toothpastes and shower gels. They are not biodegradable and pollute the marine environment forever. A team of researchers at the University of Bath came up with a possible solution for this problem by creating microbeads from cellulose which is biodegradable.

Photo and video footage courtesy of University of Bath.