Who is the Father of Polymer Science?

Last week, while doing some literature search, I came across a few websites mentioning ‘Father of Polymer Science’. With the curiosity I have, I checked these websites only to know that there are two to three names mentioned on different websites, and so I thought of diving deep into this and get some insights to … Continue reading Who is the Father of Polymer Science?

3D Printing is Giving a New FACE to Prosthetics!

Various face parts scientists have been able to 3D print The technique of 3D printing body parts, also popularly called as bioprinting, was developed about 20 years ago when surgeon Anthony Atala with his team, at the Boston Children’s Hospital, were trying to harvest cells obtained from their patient and layering them to prepare a … Continue reading 3D Printing is Giving a New FACE to Prosthetics!

Methodologies for Understanding Dissolution of Polymers

Infographic: Methodologies for Understanding Dissolution of Polymers Polymer dissolution, which is based on two main steps - solvent diffusion and chain disentanglement, is one of the important steps in numerous industries and needs process and condition optimisation for increased profits. Thus, scientists have developed certain methodologies for understanding dissolution of polymers in various solvents and … Continue reading Methodologies for Understanding Dissolution of Polymers

Per Capita Plastic Waste Generated in Indian States & UTs

Dear readers, even though the data seems simple, it is not readily available. This data is generated based on the extrapolated population of the Indian state or union territory and the latest plastic waste annual report of GOI. Certain calculation assumptions As per GOI, last census was conducted in the year 2011, so I have … Continue reading Per Capita Plastic Waste Generated in Indian States & UTs