adjectivemade of plasticcapable of being molded or of receiving form clay and other plastic substancesproduced by molding plastic figureshaving the power of molding or shaping formless or yielding material the plastic forces of nature.
Plastic bottlesfilms cups and fibers are thermoplastic plasticsPolymers abound in natureThe ultimate natural polymers are the deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) and ribonucleic acid (RNA) that define life.
Plastic surgery is intended to correct dysfunctional areas of the body and is reconstructive in natureWhile many plastic surgeons choose to complete additional
A Brief History of Plastic s Conquest of the WorldEventuallywe d get plastics with features nature had never dreamed of surfaces to which nothing would stick (Teflon) fabrics that could
Most of the plastic in the ocean comes from countries with less sophisticated waste management policiesAccording to a June study in the journal Naturepercent of the plastic in the
The Plastic Principle is an idea introduced into Western thought by the English philosopher Ralph Cudworth ( ) to explain the function of nature and life in the face of both the mechanism and materialism of the Enlightenment.
While the industrial development of plastic in many ways made life easierplastic production impacts every phase of the life cycleLearn about the harmful effects of plastic on human health and the environment in this excerpt from chapter Ecology.
Plastic is material consisting of any of a wide range of synthetic or semi synthetic organic compounds that are malleable and so can be molded into solid objects.
Plastic pollutionaccumulation in the environment of man made plastic products to the point where they create problems for wildlife and their habitats as well as for human populationsIn the invention of Bakelite brought about a revolution in materials by introducing truly synthetic plastic resins into world commerce.
The environment The known unknowns of plastic pollutionSo farit seems less bad than other kinds of pollution (about which less fuss is made) a nature series presented by Sir David
And because plastic trash is different from other types of wasteit doesnt decompose back into nature like an apple core or a piece of paperit stays in the ocean foreverThat means discarded fishing nets and six pack rings can entangle animals harmful sts and grocery bags can be mistaken as food.
The History and Future of Plastics What Are Plasticsand Where Do They Come From Plastic is a word that originally meant pliable and easily shaped. It only recently became a name for a category of materials called polymers.
The Nature of Plastic likesThe goal is to create awareness of our love for using non biodegradable plasticTogether we can accomplish anything.
On world environment dayNature Communications has released an editorial on the future of plastic.
The plastic bag problem looms larger every day as they litter our environment and kill land animals and endangered marine life.
The Nature Of Polyethylene Pipe FailureMode III failure is related to degradation and embrittlement of the plastic due to thermo oxidation with time.
Nature of Plastic Marine Pollution in the Subtropical Gyres Marcus EriksenMartin Thiel and Laurent Lebreton Abstract The abundance and distribution of plastic debris in the marine environ
Welcome to the Plastic Planet! The only sensible way to think of plastic is as a Next Nature materialwaiting for its balancing counterpart to evolve.