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Turning Plastic Bags Into High-Tech Materials, University of Adelaide Study


9/26/2013 7:37:54 AM

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University of Adelaide researchers have developed a process for turning waste plastic bags into a high-tech nanomaterial. The innovative nanotechnology uses non-biodegradable plastic grocery bags to make ‘carbon nanotube membranes’ ? highly sophisticated and expensive materials with a variety of potential advanced applications including filtration, sensing, energy storage and a range of biomedical innovations.

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