A group of researchers led by Daniel Söderberg at Wallenberg Wood Science Center in Stockholm, Sweden have developed a method for building long fibres starting from cellulose nanofibrils (CNFs). They looked at the architecture of wood and devised a method that can produce a glass-like material that is stronger and stiffer than many other synthetic and natural fibre compounds, such as dragline silk, steel, and E-Glass, to name just a few.

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