Surprisingly, only a small percentage of corn goes into human consumption.
Early penicillin culture facility at the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology ... Corn steep liquor contained concentrated nutrients that increased the yield 12-20 times.
This article is more about penicillin than corn, but the point is that we wouldn't be able to produce the sheer amount of penicillin we have today without corn.
Corn plastic is made from polylactic acid plastic and looks like normal oil-based plastic. But can corn plastic reduce our dependence on foreign oil?
Corn can become a much safer and eco-friendly version of plastic.
Corn is sometimes referred to as
Corn is the most diversely used crop in the world.
As you can see, very little goes directly into human consumption.