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Polymer dollars: Fingering Canada's plastic bills

The new polymer $20 now in circulation may look and feel fake, but it's designed to stop counterfeiting.

By December 2, 2012

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Photos: Polymer Vision's Readius with rollable display

Polymer Vision is taking E Ink to rollable places with its Readius -- a device that rolls a 127mm (5-inch) screen into a compact form factor, making it far more portable than Sony's Reader

By February 14, 2007

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Canada launches robot-themed plastic banknote from space

Aboard the International Space Station, astronaut Chris Hadfield unveils the new polymer $5 bill, which showcases ISS robots Canadarm2 and Dextre.

By April 30, 2013

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Researchers develop flexible, transparent image sensor

A new image sensor could make transparent user interfaces a reality. The secret lies in a flexible, inexpensive polymer sheet that can capture photos.

By February 22, 2013

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Living 'gut-on-a-chip' to help study intestinal disorders

The silicon polymer device, lined by living, human cells, mimics the 3D structures, behaviors, and environment of the human intestine.

By March 28, 2012

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Canada launches anti-fraud plastic banknotes

New polymer bills replacing paper-cotton notes are full of anti-counterfeiting security features.

By June 21, 2011

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Phone with rollout display to roll out

Polymer Vision expects to launch the device this year.

By January 22, 2008

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Guilt-free plastic for composting in your yard

Researchers develop highly degradable sugar-based polymer for plastic from non-food biomass.

By February 19, 2010

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New hydrogel stanches blood flow fast, cheaply

Researchers at the University of Maryland say a new gel made of water and a fibrous polymer kicks into gear a blood-clotting protein that can stanch deep wounds in minutes.

By August 25, 2010

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Helmet's foul odor could save lives

Researchers in Germany hope to alert cyclists when their helmets should retire by building ones made of polymer materials that start to smell foul if they develop cracks.

By June 7, 2010