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"Dyson's design philosophy takes both form and function into account."
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"Dyson's design philosophy takes both form and function into account."

An interview with James Dyson, founder of the Dyson Company...
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  • The main hazards of plastic marine debris are not what you might think
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    The main hazards of plastic marine debris are not what you might think

    François Galgani, an oceanographer at IFREMER and head of the European group responsible for implementation of the European Directive on marine litter, gives his insights on this controversial issue....

  • Making water from air
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    Making water from air

    Worldwide, more than a billion people live without access to safe drinking water. And it's a well known fact that increasing population sizes means that water will be a crucial issue for the coming de...

  • Umbrellas in trees
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    Umbrellas in trees

    Hail is a fruit grower’s worst enemy! A hailstorm of just minutes can devastate an orchard. Happily, solutions are at hand and plastic is where they’re coming from. French Agricultural Plastics Commit...

  • ShelterBox, a little box full of hope
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    ShelterBox, a little box full of hope

    ShelterBox is an international disaster relief charity that delivers emergency shelter, warmth and dignity to people affected by disasters worldwide. Interview with Laura Dale, a ShelterBox Response T...

  • The efficiency of our para-seismic wallpaper stems from the polymer used.
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    The efficiency of our para-seismic wallpaper stems from the polymer used.

    Interview with Professor Lothar tempniewski, director of the Institute for Concrete Construction and Construction Materials Technology at the Karlsruhe Institute for Technology (KIT), the research cen...

  • Bumpers in recycled plastic: a world-first for Plastic Omnium
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    Bumpers in recycled plastic: a world-first for Plastic Omnium

    An interview with Frédéric Viot, President of CREER and Ecodesign and recycling Manager at Plastic Omnium...

  • Our business is to bring the incredible to life
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    Our business is to bring the incredible to life

    An interview with Leonardo Cruciano, the founder of the Roman Studio which recently created the sets for the "Borgia" television series....

  • Plastic shows its mettle on the Vendée Globe
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    Plastic shows its mettle on the Vendée Globe

    Italian skipper Alessandro Di Benedetto is a happy man. A few days hence his monohull will be at the line-up for the start of the Vendée Globe non-stop, round-the-world, single-handed yacht race. Happ...

  • Boosted polymers for increasingly targeted performances
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    Boosted polymers for increasingly targeted performances

    Interview with Ronald Hopp, founder of Expert Business Development, a Franco-German engineering firm specializing in applications for high performance technical polymers....

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