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Fate of So-Called Biodegradable Polymers in Seawater and Freshwater

A. R. Bagheri, C. Laforsch, A. Greiner, S. Agarwal 

Global Challenges 2017, 1700048.

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The stability of polymers with C[BOND]C and stable C[BOND]heteroatom backbones against chemicals, hydrolysis, temperature, light, and microbes has challenged society with the problem of accumulation of plastic waste and its management worldwide. Given careless disposal of plastic waste, large amounts of plastic litter accumulate in the environment and disintegrate into microplastics. 

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New Review coauthored by Shaohua Jiang, Seema Agarwal and Andreas Greiner published in Angewandte Chemie

"Low-density open cellular sponges as functional materials''

DOI: 10.1002/anie.201700684

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"Die reinste Form des Wahnsinns ist es, alles beim Alten zu lassen und gleichzeitig zu hoffen, dass sich etwas ändert. (The sheerest madness is to leave everything the way it is and to simultaneously hope that something will change)" Albert Einstein


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News 20.10.2017

Disputation Viola Buchholz

Congratulation Viola to your successful defense of your Ph. D. thesis on October 20th, 2017. We wish her all the best for her future and look for to close contacts between her and us.

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