02 Oct '11, 1pm

A Better Plastic: Researchers at the University of Leeds and Durham University have solved a long-standing probl...

A Better Plastic: Researchers at the University of Leeds and Durham University have solved a long-standing probl...

RELATED ARTICLES Low-cost Technology for Environment-Friendly Plastic Developed February 21, 2005 12:00 AM More Japanese Firms Producing Materials Less Harmful to Environment February 23, 2005 12:00 AM Scientists Say Wood Makes Plastic Stronger October 23, 2006 12:00 AM Microscopic manufacturers produce eco-friendly plastics May 19, 2009 09:36 AM Researchers at the University of Leeds and Durham University have solved a long-standing problem that could revolutionize the way new plastics are developed. The breakthrough will allow experts to create the perfect plastic with specific uses and properties by using a high-tech 'recipe book'. It will also increase our ability to recycle plastics. The research is published in the journal Science. ADVERTISEMENT A plastic material is any of a wide range of synthetic or semi-synthetic organic solids used in the manufacture of industri...

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