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Plastic Particles Found Inside Unborn Babies, Experts Called This A Matter Of Great Concern

Features- Dec 25, 2020

Plastic Particles Found Inside Unborn Babies, Experts Called This A Matter Of Great Concern

Since merely 4% of the placenta was examined, the actual number of plastic particles might be even higher than the researchers announced

This Enzyme Can Destroy Plastic In Days, Not Million Years

Features- Oct 05, 2020

This Enzyme Can Destroy Plastic In Days, Not Million Years

Researchers have developed a cocktail of plastic-eating enzymes that would take days to degrade plastic, a process that normally takes hundreds of years.

Plastic Has Finally Got Into Our Bodies, Maintaining In Organs And Tissue

Features- Aug 26, 2020

Plastic Has Finally Got Into Our Bodies, Maintaining In Organs And Tissue

We are using and disposing of so much plastic that the material finally comes back to us and stays inside our bodies. Researchers found it in our organs.

Scientists Develop New Mutant Enzyme That Devours Plastic in Hours, Could Revolutionize Recycling Industry

ICT News- Apr 17, 2020

Scientists Develop New Mutant Enzyme That Devours Plastic in Hours, Could Revolutionize Recycling Industry

The new breakthrough in plastic recycling was praised by many leading experts and it's expected to be used in plastic bottle production in the near future.

Sea Turtles Are Dying In Large Numbers Because They Eat Plastic, Mistaking It For Food

Features- Mar 12, 2020

Sea Turtles Are Dying In Large Numbers Because They Eat Plastic, Mistaking It For Food

Research proves that sea turtles could die by ingesting a dozen plastic pieces. The young are more vulnerable because they usually swim where trash build up

Scientists Found A Way To Break Down Plastic Using Artificial Sunlight

Features- Dec 12, 2019

Scientists Found A Way To Break Down Plastic Using Artificial Sunlight

Artificial sunlight has successfully broken down the solution of plastic and some chemicals, into what they called formic acid

Bengaluru Engineers Have Created A New Plastic That's Strong Like Steel Yet Lightweight

Features- Dec 09, 2019

Bengaluru Engineers Have Created A New Plastic That's Strong Like Steel Yet Lightweight

In a new attempt to come up with new materials for performance improvement, Bengaluru engineers have created a strong plastic that can compare with steel.

Scientists Aim To Turn Used Clothes Into New Recyclable Garments

Features- Dec 03, 2019

Scientists Aim To Turn Used Clothes Into New Recyclable Garments

Cotton materials will now be recycled and used for new clothes instead of being decomposed or burned.

Making Eco-Friendly Water Bottles From Bamboo, Why Not?

Features- Oct 03, 2019

Making Eco-Friendly Water Bottles From Bamboo, Why Not?

It’s time for you to stop using plastic water bottles. Instead, you can use the leak-proof and eco-friendly water bottles made from bamboo by this Assam man.

This House Is Built From 612,000 Plastic Bottles And Can Survive 525Km/h Winds

Features- Jul 23, 2019

This House Is Built From 612,000 Plastic Bottles And Can Survive 525Km/h Winds

The plastic bottles were shredded, melted, and injected with gas to make them a plastic-based foam with several advantages over conventional materials.

An Inventor Created A Machine That Can Turn Plastic Into Fuel

Features- Mar 26, 2019

An Inventor Created A Machine That Can Turn Plastic Into Fuel

An inventor from Southern France created a machine capable of turning plastic into fuel, voicing a potential candidate for solving the Plastic Crisis.

A New Type Of Bioplastic Does Not Require Soil Or Freshwater To Make

Features- Jan 01, 2019

A New Type Of Bioplastic Does Not Require Soil Or Freshwater To Make

A new type of bioplastic that does not require a large amount of space or freshwater was made public by researchers of Tel Aviv University.