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Scientists make plastic from Christmas trees

Most current plastics are made from oil, which is unsustainable. However, scientists from the Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies (CSCT) at the University of Bath have developed a renewable plastic from a chemical ...

dateJan 05, 2017 in Materials Science
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Terrestrial Mesozoic ninja turtles

Turtles are an incredible evolutionary success story, with about 350 extant species that inhabit all major oceans and landmasses and from tropical to temperate climates. The fossil record of turtles is incredibly rich, and ...

dateJan 03, 2017 in Archaeology & Fossils
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