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Plastics appeal to the senses
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Plastics appeal to the senses

Plastics and the five senses. Not an unusual subject, as polymers are often involved in enhancing our senses...
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  • Design: polymers are always up to something!
    Daily life 6 min

    Design: polymers are always up to something!

    The love affair between plastics and design is nothing new. From their first appearance, designers started playing with them, happy to have found new materials that could keep up with all their creati...

  • Sporting records: polymers collect trophies
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    Sporting records: polymers collect trophies

    New sports records are set every year. Is there a limit? Homo Sporticus is not a mutant, and if so many records are being broken it is mainly thanks to the equipment and in particular the polymers fro...

  • Tomorrow’s medicine: polymers the darlings of researchers everywhere
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    Tomorrow’s medicine: polymers the darlings of researchers everywhere

    Polymers are also on the front lines in the medical field and not only in the time of a pandemic. They have been part and parcel of many medical advances, and they remain a source of hope for many res...

  • Natural disasters, polymers providing a lifeline
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    Natural disasters, polymers providing a lifeline

    Nature reminds us from time to time that it can be fearsome. Tsunamis, earthquakes, cyclones... they are brutal and not always predictable. Some solutions have been developed to cope with them, and po...

  • Plastics head off to summer sun
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    Plastics head off to summer sun

    Lightweight, weatherproof and strong, everyone will be packing plastics for the great summer getaway. Without plastics, you can forget about water sports, picnics or hiking! But at a time of scientifi...

  • Plastics in the garden
    Daily life 6 min

    Plastics in the garden

    Long gone are the days when the plastics in our gardens were to be found only in cheap furniture. Now, lovers of green spaces are finding that these materials are often highly technological and have a...

  • The plastics that are worth the trip
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    The plastics that are worth the trip

    Although it was still preserve of a certain elite a few decades ago, travel has become more affordable. The Internet revolutionised the organisational side of travel, and polymers made it easier by pr...

  • Tomorrow’s vehicles: polymers lending their weight to the future
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    Tomorrow’s vehicles: polymers lending their weight to the future

    Faced with environmental challenges, the automotive industry must reinvent itself. Their design departments are working hard, using new technologies and new developments in materials. Among which, pla...

  • Plastics appeal to the senses
    Daily life 5 min

    Plastics appeal to the senses

    Plastics and the five senses. Not an unusual subject, as polymers are often involved in enhancing our senses...

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