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SINGAPORE – Researchers at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore have developed a biodegradable medical bandage from durian fruit waste.

Academics state that upwards of 12 million durians are consumed each year in Singapore, 60 per cent of which is typically discarded and incinerated. NTU’s Food Science and Technology programme set out to provide a solution using the fruit’s husk in a new, intuitive way.

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