Tag: plastic

Scientists show off cheap plastic touchscreen 
By Stewart Mitchell | Jan 31, 2011 | Comment Now 
Researchers aim to relieve rare earth material shortages.
 
Plastic film gets glowing report 
By Nick Farrell | Oct 14, 2008 | Comment Now 
A US factory is churning out 'light paper' that could make floor and bedside lamps, wall sconces and nearly every other household lamp obsolete.
 
US researchers perfect electrically conductive plastic 
By Robert Jaques | Apr 12, 2007 | Comment Now 
A University of Texas researcher has developed a modified plastic that can carry variable electric currents
 
Boffins develop electrically conductive plastic 
By Robert Jaques | Mar 29, 2007 | Comment Now 
Mobile phones can soon survive being dropped.
 
US boffins build paper-thin plastic battery 
By Shaun Nichols | Sep 21, 2006 | Comment Now 
Hybrid device combines advantages of capacitors and alkaline batteries.
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