Making Golf Balls From Lobster Shells (Live Science)

Researchers at the University of Maine have developed a biodegradable golf ball made primarily from lobster shells. The ball, which feels and flies much like a traditional golf ball, could help alleviate the industrial problem of lobster shell waste disposal along with the marine concern of golf ball littering from cruise ships at sea.


  1. Peter H. Dragonas, M. D.,'59 says:

    Do LOBBALLS float? Do they have an annual SHEDDING? I am sure the U of Maine will use the basics of this research to find interesting pathways to multiple useful derivatives. The power of Biology, Biochemistry and Bioplastics. Something like the bottles for “NAKED”, I believe made from sugar derivatives, & showing “GREEN” after decomposing in your compost pile!

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