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Plastic Pieces can Enter our Ecosystem by Mosquitoes

Plastic Pieces can Enter our Ecosystem by Mosquitoes

Scientists have potentially uncovered a new way that microplastics could damage the environment....

3 days ago, 12:33pm CDT

Just a Few Pieces of Plastic can Kill a Turtle, Study Finds

Just a Few Pieces of Plastic can Kill a Turtle, Study Finds

Once a sea turtle has 14 pieces of plastic in its stomach, there is a 50 percent chance that it would die....

Sep 15 2018, 9:36am CDT

In the Future Plastic can be Made from CO2 and Sunshine.

In the Future Plastic can be Made from CO2 and Sunshine

Canadian Scientists created Ethylene, a Plastic Precursor, by Breaking Down CO2....

May 20 2018, 1:27am CDT

Enzyme Eats Plastic Waste

Enzyme Eats Plastic Waste

New hope to rid earth from plastic waste....

Apr 17 2018, 10:25am CDT

Plastic Trash is Spreading Diseases in Coral Reefs: Study

Plastic Trash is Spreading Diseases in Coral Reefs: Study

Ocean plastic is killing corals by increasing risk of disease in them...

Jan 28 2018, 12:21pm CST

Plastic Pollution has Reached the Deepest Parts of the Oceans

Plastic Pollution has Reached the Deepest Parts of the Oceans

It is highly likely there are no marine ecosystems left that are not impacted by anthropogenic debris, says study...

Nov 17 2017, 8:01am CST

LG V30 Will Feature Six-Inch Plastic OLED FullVision Display

LG V30 Will Feature Six-Inch Plastic OLED FullVision Display

It seems that the next generation smartphone by LG will feature a six inch P-OLED display screen. It is believed to be the V30...

Aug 3 2017, 9:21am CDT

World's Remotest Henderson Island has the Highest Density of Plastic Debris

Henderson Island has World's Worst Plastic Debris

An isolated island in the Pacific region is reportedly covered with 37 million plastic bits and pieces of rubbish....

May 16 2017, 8:08am CDT

The Ocean Cleanup Raises $21.7 Million to Rid the Oceans of Plastic

The Ocean Cleanup Raises $21.7 Million to Rid the Oceans of Plastic

A Dutch foundation by the name of Ocean Cleanup has collected $21.7 million in donations for cleaning up the trash in the Pacif...

May 5 2017, 5:38am CDT

Arctic Water is Littered with Plastic Fragments

Arctic Water is Littered with Plastic Pieces

Some parts of Arctic Ocean are heavily polluted with plastic because of an Atlantic ocean current, says study...

Apr 20 2017, 3:58pm CDT

Mobile Reactor to Convert Waste plastic to Diesel

Mobile Reactor to Convert Waste plastic to Diesel

Watch the presentation of the research project at the ACS below....

Apr 4 2017, 1:48am CDT

Almost 10,000 Metric Tons of Plastic Enter Great Lakes Every Year: Study

Almost 10,000 Metric Tons of Plastic Enter Great Lakes Every Year: Study

Half of the plastic pollution or 5,000 metrics tons per year goes into Lake Michigan...

Dec 24 2016, 12:03am CST

Why Seabirds Eat Plastic?

Why Do Seabirds Eat Plastic?

The exact reason behind the weird eating habits of some marine birds has finally been found. Some of them gobble articles of pl...

Nov 10 2016, 4:16am CST

Food Additive O-methylanisole to Create efficient Plastic Solar Cells

Food Additive O-methylanisole to Create efficient Plastic Solar Cells

Using a food additive, a team of researchers has created environment-friendly plastic solar cells that can be manufactured at r...

Oct 2 2016, 6:49am CDT

France Bans Plastic Utensils

France Bans Plastic Utensils

France has just passed a law that says, by 2020, all plastic cups, plates, and utensils will be banned and replaced with biolog...

Sep 20 2016, 11:28am CDT

This Plastic Clothing Fabric Cools Your Skin

This Plastic Clothing Fabric Cools Your Skin

A form of ultra high tech plastic clothing can solve the issue of hot weather by cooling its wearers....

Sep 2 2016, 6:31am CDT

MPs Demand a Worldwide Ban on Plastic Microbeads in Cosmetics

MPs Demand a Worldwide Ban on Plastic Microbeads in Cosmetics

A British government committee has called for an end to microbeads which only contribute to pollution....

Aug 24 2016, 9:24am CDT

Plastic Surgeons Like Google Glass: Study

Plastic Surgeons Like Google Glass: Study

Even as Google Glass undergoes a "comprehensive redesign", plastic surgeons see some clear advantages of using the eye wearab...

Jul 1 2016, 2:14pm CDT

This New Plastic Bottle Lets You Get Every Last Drop of Shampoo

This New Plastic Bottle Lets You Get Every Last Drop of Shampoo

A novel form of plastic bottle allows all of the shampoo contained in it to come out in the end leaving not even a single dropl...

Jun 29 2016, 10:41am CDT

Soda Bottles and Plastic Bags Can Be Used for Fuel

Soda Bottles and Plastic Bags Can Be Used for Fuel

Scientists have come up with a more simplistic way to turn plastic into liquid fuel, and it produces a higher quality product....

Jun 21 2016, 5:27pm CDT

Adidas To Launch Shoes Made From Ocean Plastic Later This Year

Adidas To Launch Shoes Made From Ocean Plastic Later This Year

Adidas will soon be launching a shoe which has a sole made up from up-cycled ocean plastic in collaboration with Parley, which...

Jun 8 2016, 1:33pm CDT

Tiny Plastic Particles are Killing Fish Larvae

Tiny Plastic Particles are Killing Fish Larvae

It has been found that the small plastic particles afloat in waterways may harm fish larvae....

Jun 3 2016, 6:55am CDT

Your Clothes Could Be Made Out Of Plastic Bottles

Your Clothes Could Be Made Out Of Plastic Bottles

It so happens to be the case that billions of plastic bottles are being put to use to make clothing....

May 18 2016, 10:04am CDT

Apple Stores To Ditch Plastic Bags In Favor Of Environmental Friendly Paper Bags

Apple Stores To Ditch Plastic Bags In Favor Of Environmental Friendly Paper Bags

As soon as you hear about the Cupertino based company Apple, the next thing that comes to one’s mind is surely an iPad, an iPho...

Apr 5 2016, 1:19pm CDT

New Bacteria Eats PET Plastic

New Bacteria Eats PET Plastic

Scientists discover a new bacteria (Ideonella sakaiensis 201-F6) that could help clean planet earth from plastic waste....

Mar 11 2016, 2:18am CST

Butt Implant is the Hottest Trend in Plastic Surgery

Butt Implant is the Hottest Trend in Plastic Surgery

The stats indicate an increase in plastic surgery procedures in America and also the change in the nature of the procedures....

Mar 1 2016, 7:03am CST

Plastic Collectors Near Coasts Clean Oceans Most Effectively

Plastic Collectors Near Coasts Clean Oceans Most Effectively

Coastal blockages could serve as a net for one-third of the oceanic plastic pollution. Indonesia and China are the places to st...

Jan 21 2016, 4:06am CST

Plastic Waste Found for the First Time in Arctic Waters

Plastic Waste Found for the First Time in Arctic Waters

Most humans will never step a foot on the Arctic regions, but their plastic garbage is already there....

Oct 23 2015, 2:08am CDT

Meet the Worms that Eat Plastic

Meet the Worms that Eat Plastic

Plastic-eating mealworms could be the solution to cleaning the planet from plastic waste, shows new research....

Sep 30 2015, 1:09am CDT

Scientists Raise Alarm as 8 Trillion Plastic Microbeads Polluting Oceans

Scientists Raise Alarm as 8 Trillion Plastic Microbeads Polluting Oceans

Researcher have found extensive amounts of microbeads in aquatic bodies and marine and freshwater life. They hope to urge law m...

Sep 19 2015, 3:51pm CDT

90% of Birds have Plastic in their Stomachs, Study Reveals

90% of Seabirds have Plastic in their Stomachs, Study Reveals

Plastic pollution is rapidly increasing and is threatening for seabird species all over the world. If it continues the same way...

Sep 1 2015, 12:34am CDT

Iggy Azalea Admits Undergoing Plastic Surgery

Iggy Azalea Admits Undergoing Plastic Surgery

The Australian rapper had a nose job earlier this year. She is on the cover of September issue of Seventeen magazine...

Aug 4 2015, 9:57pm CDT

iPhone 7 Could Ditch Ugly Plastic Antenna Bands

iPhone 7 Could Ditch Ugly Plastic Antenna Bands

A new patent by Apple hints at a new and improved antenna setup in future iPhones...

Jun 21 2015, 1:00pm CDT

Caitlyn Jenner Thanks Her Plastic Surgeon

Caitlyn Jenner Thanks Her Plastic Surgeon

Caitlyn Jenner shows her gratitude while Dr. Atler and Dr. Lee talk about why Caitlyn had a panic attack after facial feminizat...

Jun 10 2015, 12:26pm CDT

The Ocean Cleanup will start Cleaning Oceans from Plastic in 2016

The Ocean Cleanup will start Cleaning Oceans from Plastic in 2016

Will humankind have to thank a 20 year old for cleaning up and saving our oceans from plastic waste in the future? It certainly...

Jun 2 2015, 9:14am CDT

M9+ hiding inside HTC's new plastic version

M9+ hiding inside HTC's new plastic version

Minus the Duo Camera, the phone features all the goodness of the HTC flagship M9+...

May 4 2015, 6:26am CDT

Candice Bergen dismisses Need for Plastic Surgery

Candice Bergen dismisses Need for Plastic Surgery

Candice Bergen has dismissed any need for plastic surgery. She said that although she may deserve it more than she thinks, she...

Apr 6 2015, 4:21am CDT

Apple Watch Plastic OLED Displays will be supplied by LG

Apple Watch Plastic OLED Displays will be supplied by LG

LG Display will make p-OLED displays for the Apple Watch....

Feb 16 2015, 5:13am CST

Plastic HTC One M8 Ace leaks again in promo images

Plastic HTC One M8 Ace leaks again in promo images

Promotional pictures indicate towards a water resistant phone...

May 28 2014, 1:15pm CDT

HTC to introduce a cheaper plastic version for HTC One (M8)

HTC to introduce a cheaper plastic version for HTC One (M8)

Considering that $700 is the price of the unlocked aluminum version, $483 seems quite a reasonable price for the plastic versio...

Apr 14 2014, 12:38pm CDT