Company Plans To Make Paper Towels And Diapers Out Of Jellyfish

In many places, like beaches in Israel, there are too many jellyfish, nourished by rising ocean temperatures and acidity. Besides stinging swimmers in that country and worldwide, they can cause other thorny problems, like recently clogging the intake pipes of a Swedish nuclear plant.  One Israeli company took a look at the jellies and decided to not just to do something about them, but to make something from them. Cine’al Ltd. is developing an absorbent material made of jellyfish called hydromash, and which the company claims is many times more absorbent than most types of paper towels. This product could be made into napkins, medical sponges, diapers and, of course, “paper” towels, the company told The Times of Israel. (Maybe they should be called “jelly” towels?)…MORE


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