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eppur_se_muova Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-03-11 12:43 AM
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4. Hardly the first use of chitin --
http://articles.cnn.com/1999-02-04/tech/9902_04_t_t_shr...

People have been interested in chitin for a long time. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chitin#Uses

Not a material of choice for vegans, it should be noted. ;)
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  - Hardly the first use of chitin --  eppur_se_muova   Dec-03-11 12:43 AM   #4 
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