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Researchers Create A New Kind Of Tough Stretchable Fiber

A team of researchers has developed a fiber that mixes the stretch of rubber and the strength of the metal. They believe that the material can be used in a variety of ways, including in soft robotics and packaging.

February 23, 2019

Frozen Taquitos Recalled Because Of Potential Plastic And Rubber Contamination

Ajinomoto Windsor recalled more than 35,000 pounds of frozen and ready-to-eat beef taquitos that have been shipped to several states in the United States. What are the products affected by this food recall?

Public Health March 27, 2017

Graphene Makes Thin Rubber Stronger And Stretchier

Adding small amounts of graphene to rubber materials can produce a composite that is both stronger and stretchier than regular rubber, a new study says. This new material can be used to create better gloves, sportswear and medical devices.

Material Science May 21, 2016

Tires From Flowers? Scientists Look Into How Dandelions Form Rubber

Latest study revealed that dandelions can be a possible base for rubber production. Scientists have identified specific proteins that allow dandelions to produce latex.

Earth/Environment April 29, 2015

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