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New Developments in Medical Plastics
In September 2021, I contributed an article on medical plastics. While this article is a good general introduction to trends in medical plastics, this new article covers a selection of new developments which have happened since, in what is a … Continued
Hemp-based Composites Gaining Traction in Various Sectors
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