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Rapid Energy Sharing Between Semiconductors

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Here Is why Roman Concrete is so Strong

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A Step Towards Solar Fuels Out of Thin Air

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Sustainable Plant-Based Foam for Car Seats and Mattresses 

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Process to Create Freestanding Membranes of ‘smart’ Materials

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Amcor Makes New Lightweight Material Water Bottle

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Huge Step Towards Strong and Durable Biobased Plastics

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New Design Boost to Plastic Extrusion

EDI system enhancements make it easier to control edge bead while reducing downtime for width changes and cleaning. New Design Boost to Plastic Extrusion: Nordson...

New Method for Bonding Polymers to Steel

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