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Woodknack

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#1 posted 02-08-2018 08:17 PM

Probably this
https://umdrightnow.umd.edu/news/umd-researchers-create-super-wood-stronger-most-metals

COLLEGE PARK, Md. —Engineers at the University of Maryland have found a way to make wood more than ten times times stronger and tougher than before, creating a natural substance that is stronger than many titanium alloys.

UMD professors Liangbing Hu and Teng Li each holding a block of wood“This new way to treat wood makes it twelve times stronger than natural wood and ten times tougher,” said Liangbing Hu, the leader of the team that did the research, published in the journal Nature.

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