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Posts tagged plastic

July 4, 2014

 

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How Seatbelts Work

Everyone knows seatbelts save lives. But do you know how they work?

August 20, 2012

 

windshield with woman on left side

What Makes Windshield Glass So Tough?

We tend to think of glass as fragile--but in fact, glass is pretty strong stuff.

February 17, 2012

 

mushroom pine needles

Plastic-Eating Fungus?

A discovery by students at Yale University might one day mean we can throw plastic into the compost pile.

October 3, 2011

 

plastic fish in water

What Is The Great Pacific Garbage Patch?

Fish have been eating plastic in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. This has scientists concerned about long term effects on the environment.

January 1, 2010

 

Plastic shopping bags.

What Actually Happens When Recycling Plastics?

Ever wonder what actually happens when recycling plastics? Learn about the process on this Moment of Science.

May 20, 2004

 

Superglue

Ever wonder how superglue works? Find out on this Moment of Science.

January 28, 2004

 

Inhaling Plastic to Get Your Insulin

Inhaling insulin? Learn about different and painless way for diabetics to get their insulin on this Moment of Science.

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