Indian scientists develop self-healing polymers using waste materials


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Researchers at Shiv Nadar University have invented sustainable polymers using industrial waste, marking a significant stride in tackling the global plastic pollution crisis. The team, led by Professor Bimlesh Lochab and Dr. Sangeeta Sahu from the Department of Chemistry, aim to achieve carbon neutrality with their innovation of waste-derived polymers. The raw materials for this process were elemental sulfur from petroleum refining industries and cardanol from cashew nut industry waste.