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Mystery of the Floating Plastic Episode 66 by Cris Felipe-Alves (Click here to directly access the MP3) (Access the full transcript) Plastic is a one of the most revolutionary inventions of all times. They are cheap and easy to produce, can be shaped to many functions and last for a long time. But what happens after you discard them for good? Listen to this podcast to find out about the mystery of the floating plastic. Reference Plastic debris in the open ocean - Proceedings of the National […]
Rubber Made From DANDELIONS! Episode 65 by Meredith Hanel (Click here to directly access the MP3) (Access the full text transcript) In suburban North America, dandelions are nothing but an annoying weed to be extracted from lawns. The dandelion may soon rise from its lowly status, because of something valuable in its roots – rubber. We use natural rubber from the rubber tree for many things from tires to birthday balloons. Dandelion rubber car tires and dandelion latex products may be in […]
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