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MIT team aims to develop application specific surgical adhesives to seal tissues

Kyoto researchers are upbeat about cellulose nanofibers based composites for auto parts

Can polymer reinforced aerogel make a space mission? University of Akron researchers think so!

Researchers develop unique printable thin film supercapacitor using SWCNT

UC Berkley researchers have developed paper thin e-skin that responds to touch

For the first time, IBM researchers showed 3D molecular structure could be observed

US researchers develop shape memory polymer nanocomposites exhibiting fast actuation speed

Using biodegradable polymer, University of Basque country researcher report on bone regeneration

Green Composites - all you wanted to know about

Norner touts major research project on polymers based on carbon dioxide

Practical Devices provide useful power from the body

AMI unveils the North American Bioplastics technology agenda

Can polycarbonate be replaced with another polymer? Click chemistry might provide the answer!

Current status in graphene based polymer nanocomposites – a review

Oil-SAP, a novel development to clean-up oil spill & recovery from Penn State University, USA

Austrian scientists claim to be the first to have developed an image sensor that is fully transparent

Canadian researchers claim world’s most efficient “inverted” OPV solar cells

Researchers gather to discuss advances in organic photovoltaics (OPV)

McMaster university (Canada) researchers developed flexible solar cell technology

World’s first all-plastic LED lamp comes from Japan

Harvard Univ researchers show how soft robotics could navigate a difficult obstacle

MIT researchers show how to draw Polyethylene as nanofibers and get a very high thermal conductivity

Researchers show stretchy battery for flexible and stretchable electronics

Rutgers Univ researchers moves plastic electronics with graphene based PS thin films

Mannigton converts large stickers from 2010 winter games into commercial flooring

Stanford Univ researchers make Jell-O-like conducting polymer hydrogels

Something old... Something new.... produces an interesting marriage

Self-healing plastics healing like human skin

Polymer helps to designing higher capacity Li-ion battery

MIT researchers develop first Solar Thermal Fuel storage platform in solid-state

Japanese scientists report a unique, smart and self-healing polymer nanocomposite hydrogels

Teijin Techno Products claims to be world’s first mass producer of aramid nanofibers

UCLA scientists showed how simple it could be to make conducting polymer thin films

Will your windows generate power one day?

Work of North Carolina State Univ. researchers shows how to remove radioactive elements from drinking water

A team of researchers demonstrate plastics and graphene can work together to make touch screen device a reality

Wax could be green too – touts GreenMantra Technolgies!

Alberta scientists help to make Canada’s first bio-composite based electric vehicle body design

How Collagen nanofibers could find use in Tissue Engineering

Work of North Carolina State Univ. researchers shows how to remove radioactive elements from drinking water

Battelle researchers are improving PLA for injection molding applications

Can Gas Jet process challenge electrospinning in producing polymeric nanofibers?

IKV researchers report thermoplastic/metal hybrid materials for Direct manufacturing electronic part

Yale scientists develop high performance thin film composite membrane

Braskem S.A. is leading the way to manufacture biobased polyethylene using catalytic dehydration

Austrian researcher reports new opportunities from Silicon oxide Nanofilms

If you follow plastics electronics - follow Unidym’s innovative product lines

Rice Univ (USA) researchers grew high quality graphene from polystyrene, cookies, grass, cockroach leg & dog feces

Plastics help design non-shatter pint glass to prevent pub attacks

Korean scientists provide a different twist to the “Smart Window” technology

GM recycles oil soaked booms from the Gulf of Mexico for its Chevrolet Volt under hood parts

Polymers help Addidas to launch lightest soccer boots and 2010 FIFA World cup match ball never seen before in the field

Researchers review how to characterize polymer nanocomposites by different microscopicy techniques

A review on polymer/bioactive glass nanocomposites provides current trends in polymer research

USA researchers develop all-polymer multilayer coating to retard fire and to suppress smoke

Are you interested in self-healing polymers – must read reviews

How computer modelling & 3D printing create fracture resistant composites – reports Stratasys and MIT researchers

Non-toxic, liquid bandage from Chesson Labs of Durham, NC is ready for the healthcare market

James Cropper Speciality Paper touts recycling of disposable coffee cups

Advanced nanocomposite membrane technology of NanoH2O turns it to a Global clean technology company

French scientists tout first use of nano-structured assemblies that could revolutionize dentistry

Can you 3D print yourself? TwinKinds of Germany shows just that!

MIT researchers develop first Solar Thermal Fuel storage platform in solid-state

Stanford university researchers detect mercury ions in sea water using organic polymer transistor sensor

3D systems introduces non-halogenated flame retardant for aircraft applications

Sabic Innovative Plastics unveils its newly developed a clear flame retardant Polycarbonate copolymer

Singapore researchers touts corn starch can help solve body armour and protective sports padding

How blood can clot to heal a wound - Science reports

Princeton university researchers embedded piezoelectric material onto polymer as energy harvester

German researchers unveiled a green approach to electrospinning technique for making biodegradable nanofibres

Brazilian scientists are actively pursuing bioplastics research and innovation

In Milan, art and science get together to showcase Vegetal, weather resistant designer chair

Electric Glue: Another twist to make controlled polymer-surface adhesion

Scientists from IBM and Stanford University are developing new plastics recycling process

Innovations in design come from plastics to win several 2009 International Design Excellence Awards

Swedish researchers show highest reported charge capacities for all polymer paper-based battery

Scientists from Sweden and USA showed electronics can truly be organic or say truly be plastics

Umass, Amherst researchers find ways to hold 300 kilograms of weight using sticky tape

US and South Korean researchers develop a printing technique to make high performance CNT transistors

Plastic Logic sees mass production of flexible display in 2008

Harvard University researchers design stretchable, transparent ionic conductors

Arkema unveils a range of "green" polymers for its textile market

NIST develops greener solution to challenge commercial fire retardants

Univ of Texas @ Austin scientists reported method to produce a large scale reduced graphene oxide

Bio-succinic acid is becoming new green platform chemical for plastics

University of Texas at Austin researchers show use of polymer membranes for fracking in shale gas

Cima NanoTech flexes mussels with its non-Indium Tin Oxide, high performance transparent conductors

Caltech researchers show through telechelic polymers how to produce a safer and a cleaner fuel

Polymers can be used to package insulin into a pill for diabetes treatment reports Indian scientists

Block copolymers could create hard disks with 10 tera-bit-per-Square-inch:Researchers predict

Are you an injection moulder, you may want to read the ultimate in mould cooling article

ZogglesTM earns Invention of the year 2010 award and keeps the fog away

USA researchers report polymeric blood-resistant surgical glue that can repair minimally invasive heart defects

Can you “Cool Your Roof” - reports researchers from Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing

Current trends and future prospects for flame retardants in polymeric materials

Strain Paint: an alternative to strain gauges

A novel technique to manufacture continuous twisted yarn from aligned PAN nanofibers

Prof. Alan Heegers group demonstrated the potential of plastics solar cells

It is time to make “Perfect Plastic” reports UK researchers

How plastics helping revolutionize stretchable electronics applications – a review, not to be missed!

Polymer bank notes on the rise to avoid counterfeit paper currencies

Stanford researchers use cheap plastics film to make safe lithium batteries

New ambipolar polymer beats others: reports US researchers

Can you “Cool Your Roof” - reports researchers from Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing

Nanoparticle coating prevents ice build up

Binder free multilayer graphene based polymer composite for high performance supercapacitor electrodes

Carbon3D, a Canadian company unveils a breakthrough technology for layerless 3D printing

Can polymer reinforced aerogel make a space mission? University of Akron researchers think so!

Plastrec, a Quebec recycler unveils recycled PET production combining two plastics technologies

Bayer uses PC film Makrofol? for it's new Innosec Fusion? technology to stop counterfeiting

A new microcellular injection molding process for polycarbonate using water

Chinese researchers made a bendy polymer that could separate aromatics hydrocarbons from aliphatic

Japanese researchers are developing stereo-block type PLAs for high performance materials

Siver nanowire electrodes for flexible electronics

Stratasys touts World’s first color multi-material 3D printer for rubber & plastics products

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1 Wood Plastic Composite Administrator
2 Stimuli-responsive polymer gels Administrator
3 TISSUE ENGINEERING - Another Hot Field For Plastics Administrator
4 Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) fuel cells Administrator
5 Not only heat resistant, novel plastic composites provide impact resistance Administrator
6 High-Throughput Technology – From Genes to Proteins to Plastics Administrator
7 Plastics bring flexibility to fast paced display technologies Administrator
8 Believe it or not Plastic is the material of the new millennium Administrator
9 Fulcrum technology boosts thermoplastic pultrusion process Administrator
10 It seals, feels, flexes, and is called THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER Administrator
11 Z-FIBER PROCESS : it means a better composite reinforcement Administrator
12 If your mold change is quick, you can earn more than you think ! Administrator
13 COST and MIXING Keeps the Screw Rivalry Up & Going Administrator
14 Tyre Recycling brings Plastic and Rubber Together Administrator
15 Die-drawing process sounds better for Plastics Administrator
16 Aesthetics and low cost assembly favour film insert moulding Prithu Mukhopadhyay
17 Windows of Opportunities for SINGLE SITE CATALYST Administrator
18 NANOCOMPOSITE - Technology for the Future Prithu Mukhopadhyay
19 RECYCLING : Giving a second Life to Plastic Scrap Administrator
20 A Breakthrough in FOAMING TECHNOLOGY Administrator
21 CARBONATE USERS : Attention Please Administrator
22 Blow it Right or you Blew it Administrator
23 MIX & MATCH : New Developments Offer New Applications Administrator