Biodegradable Flash Drives Were a Long Time Coming

Electronics manufacturer Hoshino has just announced "the world's first biodegradable USB disk." It's constructed of the corn-based plastic polylactide » 8/06/08 6:30pm 8/06/08 6:30pm, and just in case you forget that fact, they've shaped the drive like an ear of corn. We don't have a lot of information on the device, but it appears they've figured…