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Fitness & Health: IMAGE: The newly produced bioplastic consists of “hydroplastic polymers “, which become soft and malleable on contact with…

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Fitness & Health: IMAGE: University of Tsukuba researchers achieved micrometer spatial resolution for radio-frequency imaging of nitrogen-vacancy centers in diamond by…

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Engineered protein inspired by nature may help plastic plague

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: Mutations of a PET hydrolyzing enzyme PET2 resulted in a 6.7 degrees C increase in thermal stability…

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Microbes in cow stomachs can break down plastic

Fitness & Health: Plastic is notoriously hard to break down, but researchers in Austria have found that bacteria from a…

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Want New Advanced Materials? There’s a Phase Transition for That

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: Researchers from The University of Tokyo Institute of Industrial Science and Fudan University experimentally interrogate a phenomenon…

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TPU scientists synthetize unique molecule of verdazyl-nitronyl nitroxide triradical

Fitness & Health: Scientists of Tomsk Polytechnic University jointly with their colleagues have synthetized a unique molecule of verdazyl-nitronyl nitroxide…

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Just mix it up: New synthetic method for making amphiphilic molecules without additives

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: – view more  Credit: Dr. Masahiro Yamashina Amphiphilic molecules, which aggregate and encapsulate molecules in water, find…

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Worrying insights into the chemicals in plastics

Fitness & Health: Plastic is practical, cheap and incredibly popular. Every year, more than 350 million tonnes are produced worldwide.…

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This molecule is made from sugar, shaped like a doughnut, and formed using light

Fitness & Health: A process using a light-sensitive chemical can drastically reduce cost and energy consumption to produce gamma-cyclodextrin, a…

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Urbanization drives antibiotic resistance on microplastics in Chinese river

Fitness & Health: Microplastic pollution of waterways has become a huge concern, with the tiny pieces of plastic entering food…

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