A new technology developed in Australia for enhancing the durability and strength of plastic could radically increase efficiency levels in the energy sector.

The new “botox for plastic” developed by scientists at the CSIRO is capable of significantly enhancing the strength and extending the lifespan of plastic materials, thus dramatically improving their ability to clean up the exhaust gas emitted by power plants. Dr Sam Lau from the CSIRO Materials Science and Engineering said the botox technique could…