High-tech mouthwash being developed at UCLA

For nearly a decade Wenyuan Shi, a researcher at UCLA School of Dentistry, has been developing a revolutionary new mouthwash aimed at effectively eliminating tooth decay. The technology is a partnership with Colgate-Palmolive and from C3-Jian Inc. “The best analogy I’ve been using is a ‘weeds vs. grass’ with this technology that we call STAMPS … Read moreHigh-tech mouthwash being developed at UCLA

Converting tobacco plants into fuel for cars and airplanes

Scientists at UC Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s FOLIUM Project, funded by ARPA-E, use light to convert the carbon in tobacco leaves into biofuels. “Once we have a plant and a production yield that promises commercial levels within the near future, I think we will be able to attract the interest of the big … Read moreConverting tobacco plants into fuel for cars and airplanes