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New Wonder Material – Nanocrystalline Cellulose - Molecular Matters

Michael Edmonds Sep 17, 2012

I’ve just been catching up on my New Scientist reading and came across this interesting article on a new material – nanocrystalline cellulose. http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg21528786.100-why-wood-pulp-is-worlds-new-wonder-material.html According to the story it is transparent, electrically conductive and has 8 times the tensile strength of stainless steel. And being derived from wood pulp it can be produced cheaply and sustainably. Some early uses … Read More