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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Plastic’

BPA Miscarriage: Possible Link Discovered By Study

LiveScience via Yahoo News reported yesterday that the common plastic chemical bisphenol A (BPA) has been linked to miscarriage risks in pregnant women. The study is to be presented at the meeting of International Federation of Fertility Societies and the American Society for Reproductive Medicine in Boston. In order to determine a link, scientists collected blood samples from 114 different …

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FilaMaker Will Turn Your Old Plastic Into 3D Printer Filament

Unused plastic is everywhere. It just sits around waiting for somebody to toss it, or use it in some weird art project. Well, now you can finally do something with all that plastic thanks to a new machine that debuted over the weekend. 3ders reports that Marek Senický showed off his new FilaMaker machine at Maker Faire Rome this past …

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Plastics in Smartphones to Surge in Coming Years

Apple’s high-end iPhones are known for their sleek metal casings. The company spent years perfecting the machining of the iPhone 4 and then the iPhone 5 cases. Other manufacturers have done the same with their high-end smartphones, most notably HTC with its One smartphone. Apple’s largest competitor, Samsung, has taken a different route, crafting its Galaxy smartphone lineup out of …

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iPhone 5C: Here’s Apple’s Jony Ive And Craig Federighi Explaining Why It’s So Great (And So Plastic)

How many times have you heard the words “unapologetically plastic” in the past 24 hours? Well, get ready to hear it one more time. Apple has released a five-minute video looking at the new, more inexpensive iPhone model, which comes in a variety of colors (hence the “For the colorful” tagline). Now, watch the parody version. The device appears to …

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