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Plastics pave the way
Daily life 4 min

Plastics pave the way

Cars, along with other modes of transport, are at the forefront of the fight against CO2 emissions and over-consumption of fossil energy. There is only one solution to the problem: lighter vehicles. A...
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  • Plastic helps to keep fire at bay
    Daily life 4 min

    Plastic helps to keep fire at bay

    What if plastics offered some of the best protection against fire? Sounds odd, and not what we’re given to think? Well, some plastics do precisely that....

  • Plastics that kill bacteria
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    Plastics that kill bacteria

    Did you know that there are plastics with antibacterial, antimicrobial and even anti-odorous properties? These ingenious plastics are not only widespread in the world of medicine, but also in our ever...

  • Packaging: high-tech in the shopping trolley
    Daily life 4 min

    Packaging: high-tech in the shopping trolley

    Until recently, the primary function of packaging was limited to protecting and transporting the contents. But today its role goes much further, providing consumers with an increasing number of servic...

  • Plastic - a hundred years young
    Daily life 2 min

    Plastic - a hundred years young

    It is found in every area of our daily lives. From roller skates through credit cards and the Iphone to artificial hearts. Plastic can claim to be the only material used in every area of application t...

  • The car of tomorrow needs a mindset revolution
    Daily life 3 min

    The car of tomorrow needs a mindset revolution

    At 38, Shai Agassi already has a brilliant past: he has been the guest star at numerous international think tanks. His latest hobby is to make a better, less polluted world, relieved of its addiction ...

  • Faster, farther, stronger: Sporting comfort...
    Daily life 3 min

    Faster, farther, stronger: Sporting comfort...

    Of course, taking part is important, but the aim is to win! Even if not all the competitors have the same chance of winning, they can at least leave the start-line together: having ultra-light and sup...

  • Plastic rackets add to the science of tennis
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    Plastic rackets add to the science of tennis

    Most people know of Roland Garros or Wimbledon but few might think of the time when tennis was an aristocratic indoor game played with the palm of the hand. Over time, the game began to be played outd...

  • A New Age of Glass for Architecture with Plastics
    Daily life 3 min

    A New Age of Glass for Architecture with Plastics

    In times of gloomy crisis, dark future and opaque globalisation, one wishes for transparency and is not so surprised that glass architecture holds such a tremendous appeal for architects…...

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