A new kind of glue to bond polyethylene

A team of researchers from the University of Victoria and the University of British Columbia, both in Canada, has developed a new kind of glue that is able to bond polyethylene materials together. In their paper published in the journal Science, the group explains how...

Micro-rubber in the environment

Everybody is talking about microplastics. But the amount of microplastics in air and water is small compared to another polymer that pollutes our air and water — and therefore our organism: Micro rubber. These are the finest particles from tyre abrasion, which...