Wood Nanocrystals Are Like Carbon FIber Only Lighter, Stronger, And Cheaper

The US Forest Products Laboratory, taking a break from their lucrative pinecone-powered robotics projects, have opened a new $1.7 million pilot plant around Madison, WI to develop new nanocellulose materials. The new wood-based materials can be stronger and lighter than both Kevlar and carbon fiber, at about ten… »9/04/12 3:00pm9/04/12 3:00pm