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Materials Engineers Usher In Age Of Complex, 'Self-Organizing' Polymers

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August 29, 1997
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Having mastered the world of simple polymers, materials engineers will now turn their attention toward complex, "self-organizing" polymers. And this will have a profound effect on our lives -- perhaps with the potential of keeping airplane wings free of ice, according to a Cornell scientist in the latest edition of the journal Science (Aug. 29, 1997).

ITHACA, N.Y. -- Having mastered the world of simple polymers, materials engineers will now turn their attention toward complex, "self-organizing" polymers. And this will have a profound effect on our lives -- perhaps with the potential of keeping airplane wings free of ice, according to a Cornell scientist in the latest edition of the journal Science (Aug. 29, 1997).


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