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Hair finds new roots as urban farming growth medium

The clumps of discarded hair on the salon floor could one day help to grow your lunchtime salad, thanks to scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), who have created the growth medium used in urban farming – known as hydroponics substrates – using keratin extracted from human hair.

In hydroponics, crops are grown …

Source video: TEO Garden on YouTube

Source image: Jo_Johnson / Pixabay

Source: Eurekalert.org

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