International Sugar Journal

Cellulose-based composite is tough as bone and hard as aluminium [Full subscriber]

A new cellulose-based composite developed by engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is reportedly stronger and tougher than some types of bone and harder than typical aluminium alloys.

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Researchers develop lignin-based composite for 3D printing process [Registered]

Scientists at the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have created a new composite material to be used for 3D printing that makes use of lignin and which could spur a profitable new use of lignin.

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