Researchers Develop New Bio-Based Material Stronger Than Spider Silk

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A new study, published in the journal of American Chemical Society (ACS Nano), reveals a new bio-based material generated by researchers at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden, that is stronger than all currently existing bio-based materials including wood and spider silk. The material was created using a new method that recreates nature’s ability to arrange cellulose nanofibres into macroscale arrangements. 

Bioinspired assembly

In nature, the nanoscale building blocks of some materials have unique mechanical properties caused by a


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