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Tackling Plastics Pollution with Chemical Recycling: An Interview with Katrina Knauer

This year’s Earth Day centers on reducing plastic pollution for the sake of both humanity and planetary health. We spoke with polymer scientist Dr. Katrina Knauer about innovative recycling technologies and the development of new plastics that could make a significant contribution to achieving this mission.

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Scientists against plastic: Are polysaccharides made from marine biomass a winning strategy?

The future of our planet is at stake. Plastic waste is piling up and nature-inspired alternatives are urgently needed. In a quest to tackle this issue, scientists are actively looking for sustainable solutions – even in the deepest corners of the Earth.  

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Air Pollution In Southeast Asia Is The Main Cause For Respiratory Disease In Children

According to the WHO, in addition to respiratory disease, one third of deaths from heart disease, stroke and lung cancer are due to air pollution. And Children in Southeast Asia are particularly at risk. Now, researchers have reviewed the relationship between air pollution and the risk of wheezing associated disorders in children in Southeast Asia.

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Environmental pollutants and their impact on women’s health

Progressive industrialization has resulted in the production of a multitude of chemicals that are released into the environment on a […]

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