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An introduction to polymers; a twentieth century scientific wonder

The scientific understanding of polymers developed throughout the 20th century and that understanding has now fundamentally changed our lives. Synthetic polymers such as nylon and polyethylene were discovered in the 1930s and their discovery and subsequent understanding has resulted in the appreciation that many biological molecules are also polymers. Some of these biological polymers such […]

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