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The Future of Bioplastic Could Come From Shrimp Shells and Wood Flour
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, clean technology, plastic )

- 1417 days ago -
This new bioplastic is not only made from a waste resource, shrimp shells and wood 'flour', but it can also break down into benign, even helpful, components in the soil in about two weeks.
Harvesting Waste Plastic for 3D Printers to Reduce Poverty: Plastic Bank
Science & Tech  (tags: business, concept, energy, environment, health, medicine, NewTechnology, plastic, poverty, society )

- 1497 days ago -
Once hailed as a miracle material, the now ubiquitous plastic is out of control, and it's polluting the water, littering our landscapes, and endangering wildlife all over the world.
NASA Finds Ingredient for Plastic on Saturn's Moon Titan
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, interesting, news, research, space, study, Titan, Saturn, chemical, plastic )

- 1572 days ago -
For the first time, a chemical essential for the creation of plastic on Earth has been found in a far-off part of the solar system: Saturn's largest Titan.
A Machine That Turns Plastic Back Into Oil
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, environment, interesting, investigation, New Technology, research, Plastic, technology )

- 1627 days ago -
Plastic, though the holy grail of modern convenience, causes a trifecta of problems. We're running out of places to dump our non-biodegradable plastic waste and it's clogging up our oceans. Burning plastic releases tons of CO2 into the atmosphere ...
Computer Casings Made From Cashews
Science & Tech  (tags: computer, cashew, plastic, nut shell, electronics, casing, 2013 )

- 2699 days ago -
A unique plastic made from cashew nut shells could be used in consumer electronics by 2013.
Plastic Chips Monitor Body Functions, Research Suggests
Science & Tech  (tags: Plastic, Chips, Monitor, Body )

- 2832 days ago -
Each year, about 80,000 people in Germany become seriously ill from occlusions of veins caused by blood clots. Such thromboses can cause pulmonary embolism or even heart attacks.
Plastic Solar Cells Roll Into Unlit Villages
Science & Tech  (tags: Plastic, Cell, villages )

- 2995 days ago -
By day, the electronic devices that Frederik Krebs rolls off his printing presses could be mistaken for old plastic overhead-projector transparencies.

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