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Plant-Based Cellulose Super Material is as Stiff as Steel

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by Lidija Grozdanic last modified Dec 18, 2013


Recent scientific findings that unveil the remarkable structural performance of plants could completely change what we think of as "green architecture." Researchers at Purdue University who conducted an experiment on cellulose nanocrystals concluded that the




 

 

Purdue University materials, cellulose nanocrystals, biomaterials, super-materials, green building materials, green technology, green architecture, green buildings, cellulose, renewable materials, quantum mechanics, scientific discoveries, biomimetic architecture, biomimesis

Recent scientific findings that unveil the remarkable structural performance of plants could completely change what we think of as “green architecture.” Researchers at Purdue University who conducted an experiment on cellulose nanocrystals concluded that the material, which is the structural basis of plant life, has the stiffness of steel.
Purdue University materials, cellulose nanocrystals, biomaterials, super-materials, green building materials, green technology, green architecture, green buildings, cellulose, renewable materials, quantum mechanics, scientific discoveries, biomimetic architecture, biomimesis Purdue University materials, cellulose nanocrystals, biomaterials, super-materials, green building materials, green technology, green architecture, green buildings, cellulose, renewable materials, quantum mechanics, scientific discoveries, biomimetic architecture, biomimesis

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