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Still image from Rethinking Ink animation

Rethinking Ink

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Love, Peace, and Technoscience

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Women’s Work

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LZR Racer

Winning Skin

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Swedish worker inspects nylon stocking, 1954

Synthetic Threads

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Walter Potter's Monkey Riding a Goat

Death and Taxidermy

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Robert W. Gore demonstrating the expansion of ePTFE, ca. 1982.

Robert W. Gore

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Foster Grant Sunglasses Ad

Plastic Town

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A show at the Corning Museum of Glass features professional glassmakers at their craft.

Hot Stuff

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The Great Fakes

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The 17-jewel movement of a 1967 Omega Moon watch.

Making Gemstones

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Natrually dyed fibers

To Dye For

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The French Connection

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Roy J. Plunkett with a cable insulated with Teflon and a Teflon-coated muffin tin.

Roy J. Plunkett

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Portrait of Leo Hendrik Baekeland, early 20th century. Photograph by Underwood & Underwood Studios, New York, NY. Williams Haynes Portrait Collection, the Institute Collections.

Leo Hendrik Baekeland

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Making Modernity exhibition at the Museum at CHF.

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Blow Pipe Kit

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