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By changing the molecular structure of sugar, scientist can make it into a powerful liquid epoxy that binds concrete, wood, metals, plastics, and other materials. Chemist Navzer Sachinvala demonstrates some of the raw materials and the sucrose-based epoxies used.

Photo by Scott Bauer.



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Last Modified: 5/23/2006
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