Which toy will win? The Wiffle Ball? The Super Soaker? Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles? Check out the 12 finalists for the 2015 National Toy Hall of Fame—many made possible by plastics.
Did you know today’s tires are made predominately from plastics called elastomers? Researchers recently modified an elastomer used to make tires so it can self heal. Tire – fix thyself!
A conservation organization has created a Coral Tree Nursery® that incubates coral on a PVC plastic pipe framework shaped like a tree—the grown coral then is attached to existing reefs.
Can a plastic coating designed to mimic owl feathers allow wind turbine speed—and megawatt output—to increase without extra, unwelcome noise? U. of Cambridge researchers think so.
Spaghetti + meatballs = solar energy? UCLA researchers now can store solar energy up to two weeks using tiny plastic “noodles” and fullerene “meatballs” (aka Buckeyball molecules).
13 Surprising Things Made With Recycled And Reused Plastics via @BuzzFeed http://t.co/TSE6b6yH1n— P.M.I.P (@plasticpossible) August 13, 2015
13 Surprising Things Made With Recycled And Reused Plastics via @BuzzFeed http://t.co/TSE6b6yH1n