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2010-03-20 11:12:52

Although modern life would be hard to imagine without this versatile chemistry, products composed of plastics also have a dark side, due in part to the very characteristics that make them so desirable—their durability and longevity.

2010-03-09 15:43:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In a paper published in the American Chemical Society journal, Macromolecules, scientists from IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Stanford University detail discoveries that could lead to the development of new types of biodegradable, biocompatible plastics.

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2010-03-09 10:15:00

Researchers at IBM said they have discovered a way to make biodegradable plastic from plants that could replace petroleum-based plastics and other products that are not good for the environment.

2010-02-17 09:59:34

Food packaging and other disposable plastic items could soon be composted at home along with organic waste thanks to a new sugar-based polymer.

2009-12-28 07:30:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- As biodegradable plastics fall under the "green" category, they exhibit high potential for growth compared to other thriving environment-friendly technologies in the renewable energy and chemicals segments.

2009-11-18 11:00:00

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Hiland Premium Artesian Water, exclusively available at Kum & Go convenience stores, is now available in the ENSO biodegradable plastic bottle.

2009-11-13 07:00:00

RIVERBANK, Calif., Nov.

2009-11-11 14:09:00

KIAMESHA LAKE, N.Y., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boreal Water Collection Inc.

2009-11-10 09:55:00

NEW YORK, Nov.


Word of the Day
deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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