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  • [New] Among the application segments, skin conditioning agent segment is expected to dominate the global hydrogenated C6 - 14 olefin polymers market, attributed to high demand for the ingredient in skin care products which have relatively high demand across the globe. UNLV The Rebel Yell
  • [New] Dow says its advancements in the USA and Europe will enable it to produce circular polymers from material previously considered unrecyclable, adding that it is currently seeking third-party certification for product assurance for its customers. Packaging Europe
  • A team of Indian scientists has developed an environment-friendly, non-toxic, biodegradable polymer that could be used as a packaging material for products that may be exposed to harsh environmental conditions. @indianscinews
  • Evonik's polymer experts are developing a 3D-printable VESTAKEEP Fusion filament that could be processed in additive manufacturing using fused filament fabrication technology.
  • Regional composition by the Natural Disasters and Temperature Change domain score, percentage of countries, 2021 South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa are the regions that have the highest percentage of countries facing high and extremely high threats. Vision of Humanity
  • Composition of the Resource Scarcity domain score by region, percentage of countries, 2021 South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa are the regions that have the highest percentage of countries facing high and extremely high levels of Resource Scarcity threat. Vision of Humanity
  • The United States could miss an opportunity to exert greater influence over the Taliban's future government composition and its policies. The Washington Post
  • While most of the activity in 3D printing composites is in the US, key markets are emerging and are expected to grow in Europe and Asia thanks to an increasingly competitive market.
  • MR, the high performance polymers market is anticipated to expand at a CAGR of close to 8% over the next ten years. The Swiss Times
  • Hot, ocean-covered exoplanets with hydrogen-rich atmospheres could harbor life and may be more common than planets that are Earth-like in size, temperature, and atmospheric composition. Blacksciencefictionsociety
  • Lanxess, one of the leading suppliers of thermoplastic high-performance polymers, has developed a new concept for radar sensors with integrated thermal management that will benefit autonomous driving. Autocar Professional
  • How well the next German government positions itself to implement and sustain a coherent climate agenda will depend in large part on its composition and leading figures. ECFR
  • Islamabad is aware that a Taliban administration that does not share power with other political forces could face Western sanctions and quickly become more of a burden than an asset. Crisis Group
  • Future telescopes, like the James Webb Space Telescope launching in October, will be able to peer within the atmospheres of exoplanets and help scientists learn more about their composition. CNN
  • A new research report from McKinsey & Company states that Hainan's duty-free market is expected to grow tenfold from 2020 to 2025, making it one of the largest tourism retail markets in the world. system
  • Graphene Laboratories Inc. is developing other innovative products including graphene-enhanced air purifiers and it hopes to enter the global filtration market once all testing is complete and applicable government approvals are received. Investing News Network
  • The new Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 series will include a range of health and wellbeing solutions including body composition which can provide key measurements like skeletal muscle mass, basal metabolic rate, body water and body fat percentage. Tech Guide
  • TotalEnergies and Recycling Technologies will research the post-consumer plastic waste usage in the production of recycled polymers. Ledger Insights - enterprise blockchain
  • As part of the TRACKCYCLE project, TotalEnergies and Recycling Technologies teams plan to leverage their industrial and R&D expertise to improve the traceability of feedstock from post-consumer plastic wastes used in the production of recycled polymers. Packaging Europe
  • A new tool to measure body composition will capture thousands of data points in approximately 15 seconds to provide wearers with a deeper understanding of their general health and fitness using measurements such as skeletal muscle mass, body water and fat percentages and basal metabolic rate. TechRepublic

Last updated: 24 October 2021