Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

February 03, 2002
Olympic chemistry: Athletes get boost from high tech gear
Olympic athletes may not be thinking of polyaromatic amides and phase diagrams while they race down the slope or skate across the ice this week in Salt Lake City, but polymer chemistry and materials science have improved the performance of skis, ice skates, hockey sticks, sports apparel and other gear used in the winter games.
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