December 2, 2014

Chemists Fabricate Novel Rewritable Paper

An attractive alternate to regular paper, UC Riverside-developed technology helps address increasing problems in environment and resource sustainability

First developed in China in about the year A.D. 150, paper has many uses, the most common being for writing and printing upon.  Indeed, the development and spread of civilization owes much to paper’s use as writing material.

According to some surveys, 90 percent of all information in businesses today is retained on paper, even though the bulk of this printed paper is discarded after just one-time use.