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100 Years of Plasticity

2:01 PM MDT | August 1, 2007 | Kerri Walsh

The plastics industry has turned 100 years old, and London’s Science Museum is throwing a party with “Plasticity—100 Years of Making Plastics.” The exhibit­—dedicated to the history, use, development, and possible future uses of plastics—aims to show how the material has changed the world with applications including food containers, medical devices, and outdoor furniture. The exhibit is running through January 1, 2009. The Science Museum, which contacted universities for donations, was interested in plastics’ past...

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