Dow Chemical co-develops nano-based bioplastics

02/16/2012 | Reuters · Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

Dow Chemical and a team of Dutch researchers have developed a method to produce ethylene and propylene using a nanoparticle-based iron catalyst. The method results in bioplastics that are not biodegradable, but that match the chemical makeup of traditional petrochemicals, allowing a wider range of applications.

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