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Our American Lost in Paris: Green Chemical Application Designer

Posted on November 20th, 2015 by in New Materials & Applications

I am so deeply moved by the work of Nohemi Gonzalez, (second from left), who tragically lost her life one week ago in the attack in Paris. Nohemi, a student at Cal State Long Beach focusing on industrial design, was 23 and studying abroad for a semester atĀ Strate School of Design in Paris.

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Biodegradable Plastic: Hero New Material

Posted on November 6th, 2015 by in New Materials & Applications

Source:Ā SelfEco, September 2013 (http://selfeco.com/pages/polylactic-acid-pla)

It’s rare that entirely new compounds are developed in industrial chemistry, perhaps a handful per year. Compared with the pharmaceutical industry, this can make progress in the development of new materials appear slow. Continue reading “Biodegradable Plastic: Hero New Material” »