Fantastic Plastic: A Future Near You takes an in-depth look at how these simple synthetic materials are pushing the boundaries of medical science, enabling pioneers in dozens of different fields to explore new frontiers. But there is a downside: some people suffer such severe allergic reactions to these materials, they are forced to live in polymer-free environments.
Give it a crack, try NZGeo for $1
Unlimited access to every NZGeo story ever written and hundreds of hours of natural history documentaries on all your devices.
Already a subscriber? Sign in