University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas) researchers reported progress on a novel form of a new plastic at the 249th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS). The plastic has been used in filters and tubing, but also has an unusual trait: it can produce electricity when pulled or pressed. This […]

A University of Michigan (UM) team led by Professor Jinsang Kim and Associate Professor Kevin Pipe developed a new polymer plastic that disperses heat better than other polymers. The UM research team has made a plastic blend that does so 10 times better than its conventional counterparts. While plastics are inexpensive, lightweight and flexible they […]