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Researchers in Sweden, the U.S. and elsewhere are attempting architectural-scale building with cellulose, glass and a variety of novel composite materials.
Hu has been probing the properties of nanocellulose, nanometer-scale versions of cellulose, the tough carbohydrate in the cell walls of plants that allows tree trunks to grow strong and tall.
The bio-cellulose sheet is soaked in a cream serum that apparently contains literal gemstone extracts.
Critically, the chemicals leave much of the cellulose, a third polymer, intact.
His career in chemistry, focusing on cellulose and wood, resulted in 41 patents and fueled his philanthropic interests in conservation.
The cellulose from wood pulp is also used to give nail polish, lipstick and foundation their viscous qualities.
Without the lignin binding together the wood's cells, the scientists were able to make its cellulose fibers very tightly packed.
The sheetrock did have mold, which grows on the cellulose in sheetrock, explained Persson.
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CELLULOSE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cellulose for English Language Learners
: a substance that is the main part of the cell walls of plants and that is used in making various products (such as paper)
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