MIT dataset helps predict biodegradable polyesters

January 1st, 2024

Each image was taken eight hours apart and shows the progress of the polymer-eating bacteria. Researchers analyzed a library of 642 polyesters and polycarbonates to predict how biodegradable they are. Image: MIT Biodegradable polymers, including those found in textiles, are a huge area of current research, in part because even some materials that are labeled […]

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