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2016-05-16T10:43:00In association with Twig World
Discover the processes involved in using vegetable oil as a biofuel. Could it become a viable alternative to fossil fuels?
2014-01-27T13:32:29In association with Twig World
Nylon is one of the strongest polymers created by man. What makes it so durable?
2014-01-27T13:31:28In association with Twig World
In USA in the 1970s, 200,000 tonnes of lead was added to petrol every year. Now leaded petrol for cars is banned. Discover the dangers of tetraethyl lead in petrol.
2014-01-27T13:30:03In association with Twig World
The differences between thermosetting, thermosoftening and partially biodegradable plastics, and how they can be recycled.
2014-01-22T11:54:43In association with Twig World
Plastics are all made in a similar way, but can be manipulated to have very different functions. Discover how their properties are determined.
2014-01-22T11:53:15In association with Twig World
An introduction to hydrocarbons. Learn how unreactive alkanes can be made into reactive alkenes.
2014-01-10T15:53:23In association with Twig WorldFive out of five
Learn how the industrial process of fractional distillation transforms crude oil into a variety of products, from plane fuel to road surfacing.
2014-01-10T15:52:09In association with Twig WorldFour out of five
Esters occur in nature and have been harnessed by the perfume industry. What are esters and how are they made and used?
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