Thomas R. O'Donnell

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Pardon me, but there’s a bioplastic in my froyo

In University research on March 5, 2013 at 1:27 pm
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Not long ago, I took the teenager to an Orange Leaf frozen yogurt shop. It was kind of bizarre, facing off against a bank of machines dispensing flavors like birthday cake and lychee. I think the kid got a bit of every kind. He didn’t finish.

What this has to do with Iowa science is the shovel-like plastic spoon I used. I happened to look at the back of the handle and saw something surprising.

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