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Accidental Discovery has Potential for New Applications in Packaging


February 6, 2009

Anne Hiltner A recent discovery at Case Western Reserve University may help keep food and drugs safer and fresher longer, and electronic equipment dryer and more secure than ever before--all at a lower cost. Full Story

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