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Shrimp shells prove key to biodegradable plastics

A way of manufacturing shopping bags made out of sustainable Crustacea-derived plastic has been developed.

Sweet material: biodegradable plastic made from sugar and carbon dioxide

Research suggests that biodegradable plastics can be made using sugar and carbon dioxide as a safer alternative to traditional polycarbonate plastic.

Flexible electronic structures built using 3D printers

The rise of 3D printing has enabled scientists to produce flexible transistors, circuits and so on, but not the complete set of flexible components...

Spray-On Water Repellent Protective Coating

Scientists claim the protective coating could also be used to prevent ice from forming on aeroplanes' wings. Scientists at the Nanotechnology Research Laboratory at The...

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