News tagged with plastics

Sensor detects toxins leaching from plastic

Engineers from Massey University have developed a highly sensitive device able to detect synthetic compounds that leach from plastic food packaging into the contained food or beverage. These kind of compounds are a major ...

dateDec 10, 2015 in Materials Science
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Marine debris travels far

Rubbish dumped at sea off Townsville will end up on the popular Mission Beach holiday spot, while Cairns' marine trash goes straight to the exclusive Port Douglas resort—according to new computer modelling by a James Cook ...

dateDec 04, 2015 in Environment
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