09 Dec

In Focus: 3D Printed Cars


While most 3D parts created are plastic, some 3D printers are already printing metal parts. …

20 Aug

3-D Printing + Recycling = The Future

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In the future, if you need a new smartphone case, you might not have to …

29 May

FUTUREWATCH: Self Assembling PV Cells


Newly published research from Rice University and Penn State show that some polymer-based organic PV …

28 Apr

FUTUREWATCH: Self Assembling Plastic Nanofibers


A research team under the collective leadership of Nicolas Giuseppone and Bernard Doudin, successful created …

26 Apr

1st All Plastic Solar Cell Created at Georgia Tech


Researchers at Georgia Tech have developed a technique that could soon become a universal method …

11 Apr

Technological Breakthrough: Plastic Electronics


The field of plastic electronics has been given a boost with the invention of a …

07 Apr

Toray Unveils New Self-Repairing Film for Electronic Devices


Toray, a company based in Japan, which specializes in products focused around IT components as …

27 Feb

LEGO Factory: 100% Wind Powered by 2015

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LEGO Group has taken a giant step towards meeting its renewable energy goals after parent …

24 Feb

FUTUREWATCH: Plastic from Plants


Bioplastics, as the name suggest, are a new breed of plastics that come tagged with …

09 Jan

Spiderman Silk: Saves Energy, Replace Plastics


The comic book hero Spiderman spins webs that enable him to swing from tall buildings …

18 Oct

New Plastic Film from 3M Will Make Solar Energy Safer and More Flexible


Much of the focus on innovation for solar energy comes down toresearchers trying to create …

17 Sep

Konarka’s Power Plastic Technology


Konarka Technologies has unveiled a range of bags that are equipped with the company’s newsolar …