Get to know the good scientists engineering enzymes to clean up your shampoo.

The Curie Co team is replacing banned chemicals in consumer products with safe and sustainable ingredients.

With Curie Co, the entrepreneur designs alternatives to compounds like parabens that have fallen out of favor with retailers. Erika Milczek founded Curie Co in 2017. The firm engineers biodegradable enzymes to replace some of the more controversial types of chemicals, such as preservatives — like parabens — that Amazon, Target, Walmart, and other large retailers are barring from certain consumer products. …



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