thermoplastics

  • How To Make Nylon From Chicken Feathers

    How To Make Nylon From Chicken Feathers

    The world is hooked on plastics, but creating plastics -- especially thermoplastics like nylon, polyethylene, and polystyrene -- typically requires petroleum or natural gas. That's bad, because it deepens the world's dependence on those finite resources. Researchers at the Institute of Agriculture & Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln have presented new research at a… Read More