Research Highlights – June 2019

The world’s landfills and oceans are rapidly filling with plastic. But a breakthrough from scientists at Lawrence Berkeley Lab could finally provide the solution we’ve been waiting for: truly recyclable plastics. A new study, published in Nature Chemistry, details how the researchers were able to discover a new way to assemble plastics and reuse them.

Plastics are made-up of molecules known as polymers that are composed of carbon-containing compounds known as monomers. Once chemicals are added to the plastic for use and.....

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