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September 8th, 2009

Nano revolution in forestry could help reduce carbon footprint

Abstract:
According to forestry giant George Weyerhauser Jr., trees will play a big role in the nano revolution, and nano crystalline cellulose will be the hot new raw material.

Nano crystalline cellulose comes from all parts of the tree where cellulose and lignin are broken down into their molecular components. Then, through nano fabrication, these molecules can be built up again into materials whose properties are precisely managed, designed and engineered.

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