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Robert Winner

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What is your opinion of nanocellulose algae

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.

Aslo know that it absorbs carbon monoxide the major suspect in global warming.

Is this just hype .... if true how could it change the world.

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