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Are bioplastics better for the environment or a waste of time?

There has been massive pushback against the use of plastics
over the past few years, including single-use plastic bans in cities all over
the world. In response, industrial innovators have responded with a new product
– bioplastics – that seems like the perfect solution. It looks and feels like
plastic, but its made from plants, so it’s good for the environment. Right? Turns out, the answer is much more complicated, and most
likely its just a case of greenwashing. What are bioplastics? Traditional…

Starman's Tesla completes orbit around the sun

The Starman sitting behind the wheel of Elon Musk’s original cherry red Tesla Roadster is most certainly living up to his name. The dummy payload, which caught a ride into space aboard SpaceX’s historic launch of its Falcon Heavy rocket…