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Category: wood research

Wood-based Carbon Fibre Used to Build Model Car

Via TechMic  ---- Cars could soon be made out of plants instead of metal. Researchers in Sweden are working on a new car material made out of a wood-based carbon fiber. The Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm has created a car roof out of wood composite and a carbon fiber car battery made with lignin, an substance found in the cell walls of plants, according to Science Daily.  Lignin is one of the earth's most plentiful natural polymers Scientists are using it to... Read More
Posted by Kristina Bran at Monday, February 15, 2016 | 4 comments
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