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September 2014: At the Very Yeast, We'll Have Plastic

August 2014: I'm Walking on Polymers and It Feels So Good

July 2014: Willy Wonka Never Dreamed Up These Candy Coatings

June 2014: How Plastics Fight Climate Change

May 2014: Plastics & Metals Go Together (Like Peanut Butter and Jelly)

April 2014 - Play Spin the Bottle, Eat the Bottle

March 2014 - Polymer Nanoparticles: Drug Delivery Micromachines

February 2014 - Bikinis and Other Clothing from Your 3D Printer

January 2014 - One Word for 2014: Plastics!

December 2013 - Polymer Photovoltaics: Solar Technology of the Future?

November 2013 - Breast Implants, Medical Devices, and New Regulations

October 2013 - World's 'Hottest' Pepper Needs HPLC, Not Scoville Units

September 2013 - Human Exoskeleton and More Bone Repair Breakthroughs

June 2013 - Great Pacific Garbage Patch + $1M Fish Filet Mystery

April 2013 - Packaging Materials Made of Mold

March 2013 - Polymers for Dinner?

February 2013 - Conflicting New Studies on BPA Hazards

January, 2013 - 5 Strange Tests + Biodegradable Plastic

December, 2012 - Bulletproof Body Suit

November, 2012 - Drinkable Sea Water & Bugs X 500,000

October, 2012 - Smart Carpet and Pirate Chemists

September, 2012 - Vocal Cords and Wild Boars

August, 2012 - Jell-O Shocks! New Moldable Polymer Gel Conducts Electricity

July, 2012 - Overexposed Kids: New FDA Guidelines on Radiation

June, 2012 - World Polymer Congress June 24-29

May, 2012 - Plastic From Gas and Biomass

April, 2012 - Greenwashing Plastic and Riding Donkeys

March, 2012 - Smart Labels and Swedish QA

February, 2012 - Methane, Manslaughter, and Illegal Underwear

January, 2012 - Alligators, Skittles and Beer

November, 2011 - Three Powerful Spectroscopy Techniques

March, 2011 - Two Powerful Thermal Methods

August, 2010 - Three Critical "M-Words"

June, 2010 - The Expert's Experts

March, 2010 - Fillers, Stability, and Volatiles

February, 2010 - Materials Identification

December, 2009 - Failure Analysis of Plastic and Rubber Products

October, 2009 - Aging and Chemical Resistance Testing of Plastic and Rubber Products

August, 2009 - Thermogravimetric Analysis can tell you features about your plastic or rubber samples

June 16, 2009 - FTIR characterization using a surface analysis technique to identify concrete binders

May 5, 2009 - Inductively Coupled Plasma

February 10, 2009 - Phthalates Analysis

December 2, 2008 - Failure Analysis

October 28, 2008 - Theraguard

October 20, 2008 - Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (NMR)

October 17, 2008 - Customized Solutions

July 15, 2008 - Gel Permeation Chromatography (GPC)

June 25, 2008 - Thermal Analysis

May 8, 2008 - WSLS 10 PSI News Story on Product Contamination Testing

May 5, 2008 - Testing Capabilities for Medical and Food Packaging

April 17, 2008 - Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry (SIMS)

April 14, 2008 - PSI Win a Wii Contest