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Tuesday , 16 July 2024

Tag Archives: American Chemical Society

Future green cars from pineapples and bananas

Aclides Leão and his team of scientists in Brazil have developed a renewable plastic that could revolutionise the manufacture of automobiles. The team described its work recently at a meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS). The nano-cellulose fibres developed by the scientists are about 30-40% lighter but about three to four times stronger than the conventional plastic used in ...