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Nanocellulose Algae: The 'Super Material' Of The Future Will Be Cheap, Strong And Organic

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Imagine a substance that was strong and light enough to armour soldiers, flexible and conductive enough to be turned into the next generation of flexible smartphone screens - and even absorbent enough to make tampons more effective.

Now imagine the process for making this wonder material was cheap, fast and involved nothing else than water, sunshine and time.

What you have imagined is nanocellulose which scientists say is just around the corner - and could be the material of the future.

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