Friday, July 7, 2017

Research Headlines - Scientists get closer to natural blue pigment

[Source: Research & Innovation] Demand for natural pigments in the cosmetic and food industry is high, but most blue pigments used in cosmetics and food are still artificial. THE EU-funded BIOVADIA project increased understanding of marennine, the blue pigment in blue diatoms. Research continues and could eventually feed into diverse applications, including use of the pigment and diatoms in cosmetics, medicine and agriculture.

from EUROPA - Syndicated Research News Feed

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