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A process has been created for the manufacturing of high-quality plastics from terpenes, a waste stream of the cellulose production, report researchers.
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Cancer test results, child protection notes and medication advice were among notes that went missing.
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Doctors and dentists are calling for cigarette-style warnings on sweet packets in the UK to help warn children off sugar, with pictures of rotten teeth and fat children suggested.
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