Bioscience

ASU researcher explores perils of plastics

March 24, 2010

By Flinn Foundation

[Source: ASU News] – Plastics surround us. A vital manufacturing ingredient for nearly every existing industry, these materials appear in a high percentage of the products we use every day.

Although modern life would be hard to imagine without this versatile chemistry, products composed of plastics also have a dark side, due in part to the very characteristics that make them so desirable – their durability and longevity.

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