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Replacing plastics in fibre-based packaging for full recycling

New research highlights biodigestible barrier polymers to replace plastics and non-repulpable laminating adhe­sives currently being used in fibre-based packaging. The commissioned study concludes tha…

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Replacing plastics in fibre-based packaging for full recycling

New research highlights biodigestible barrier polymers to replace plastics and non-repulpable laminating adhe­sives currently being used in fibre-based packaging. The commissioned study concludes tha…

In Depth

Feeding the world

An international team of researchers led by Mario Herrero at CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, investigated 75 emerging technologies to help achieve the United Nations Sustainable Developme…

Comment And Analysis

Celebrating the improbable

Another year, another heart-warming evening commemorating the silly, unusual and often random side of science.

Interviews

We’ll drink to that

Dr Leonardo Chiappisi and Dr Isabelle Grillo are fascinated with the popular Italian liquor limoncello and its distinct milky appearance. But how, exactly, could this help them develop speciality che…

Focal Point

Pork tapeworm

This coloured scanning electron micrograph of the head of a pork tapeworm – Taenia solium – shows the hooks it uses to cling to its host.