Are synthetics overcoming the natural materials?

In 1935, Percy L. Julian (1899-1975) synthesized physostigmine, the compound that was only available in its natural source, the Calabar bean, now used in the treatment of glaucoma. This pioneering research opened a door to widespread usage of chemical materials; however, it also started a “synthetic versus natural

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Edberg M (2014-10-20 10:48:08). Are synthetics overcoming the natural materials?. Australian Science. Retrieved: Sep 22, 2021, from http://australianscience.com.au/environmental-science/synthetics-overcoming-natural-materials/

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