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How rubber makes sports possible (video)

American Chemical Society

WASHINGTON, Sept. 5, 2017 -- Sports balls of all varieties owe their resilience and reliability to an unusual polymer -- one whose derivatives and spinoffs are everywhere you look, from cars to shoes to rocket fuel. Learn about rubber, the all-star's best friend, in this new video from Reactions just in time for kickoff: https://youtu.be/n2zOdsxC_eo.

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