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TECH 28 Oct 2018 | 5:00 AM

Generation selfie: German plastic surgeons see social media impact

Germans are apparently getting plastic surgery based on how their selfies will turn up.

TECH 27 Mar 2019 | 2:30 AM

Inside the cutthroat combination of plastic surgery and social media

In South Florida, an area known for its high volume of successful and botched plastic surgeries, social media has brought a whole new level of craziness to the industry.

TECH 30 Nov 2018 | 3:00 AM

New ultralight material offers many uses for plastic waste, researchers say

Researchers in Singapore are seeking a patent for a new sound-proof and heat-resistant material made from recycled plastic bottles they say could help reduce plastic waste dumped in oceans and clogging landfills.

TECH 15 Apr 2017 | 2:00 AM

UK-based startup hopes to cut plastic waste with innovative water balls

Small transparent spheres filled with natural or flavoured water could help provide a solution to London's plastic waste problem, according to the startup company based in the British capital that manufactures them.

TECH 05 Sep 2016 | 9:30 PM

New plastic clothing material could keep people cool

American researchers have created a low-cost textile made of a plastic base that could cool the body when woven into clothing.

TECH 23 Jul 2015 | 1:50 PM

LG Display to spend US$908mil for new plastic OLED plant

South Korea's LG Display Co Ltd said that it will invest 1.05tril won (RM3.42bil) to build a new local plastic organic light-emitting diode (OLED) display production plant.

Technology 24 Apr 2012 | 12:00 AM

Scientists working on ‘super-nano’ plastic fibres

MATERIALS scientists in France said they had made highly-conductive plastic wires on the nanoscale, an invention with potential for mobile devices, computing and solar energy.

TECH 14 Oct 2014 | 10:07 AM

Belgian company to provide plastic for iPhone 6

Belgian chemicals company Solvay SA has won a contract to provide plastic for Apple Inc's latest smartphone iPhone 6 handsets.

TECH 01 Dec 2014 | 12:12 PM

Nip, tuck, click: Demand for US plastic surgery rises in selfie era

Dental hygienist Jennifer Reynolds was always self-conscious about her looks, never took selfies and felt uncomfortable being tagged in photographs posted on social media.