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A startup is moving ahead with an efficient method to make biodegradable plastic.
Plastic RFID tags will be the first product to use printed nanotube transistors.
Dow Chemical is building a plant to make polyethylene from sugarcane at costs that rival petrochemical production.
Consumers may find that the virtues of biodegradable plastics are really a mixed bag.
A novel adhesive is extremely strong, and its stickiness is reversible.
A New Zealand company uses microorganisms to convert carbon monoxide into ethanol and plastics precursors.
New catalysts convert glucose into a valuable chemical feedstock.
Researchers have developed a new material that can fill in its own surface cracks.
A plastic from recombinant E. coli gets FDA approval for use in safer, ultrastrong sutures.
Chemical process can recycle PET bottles at lower temperatures.