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Registration Closing Soon for Exclusive Nanocellulose Course
Hosted by the Alliance for Pulp & Paper Technology Innovation in collaboration with the U.S.D.A. Forest Service and National Nanotechnology Coordinating Office, Registration for the Advancing Commercialization of Nanocellulose: Critical Challenges Workshop – Drying and Compatibilization will close April 30, 2019
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Researchers Uncover "4-D" Printing Potential of Cellulose Materials (10/05/18)
According to a Sept. 13, 2018 report by 3D Printing Industry (London, U.K.), new research published in Materials & Design journal applies natural materials to 4D printing for truly bioinspired objects.
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Process Proposed for Molecular Level Conversion of Lignin into Biopolymer Tape (10/02/18)
Whether you're wrapping a gift or bandaging a wound, you rely on an adhesive to get the job done.
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New Enzyme Family Works to Break Down Nano-Structure of Lignin (10/02/18)
A new family of enzymes was discovered and reported on this summer (June 27, 2018) by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (Washington, D.C., USA) which paves the way to convert plant waste into sustainable and high-value products such as nylon, plastics, chemicals, and fuels.
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Exceptional Material for Shirts Produced Using Unique Cellulosic Nano-Fibers (10/05/18)
Wood might not strike you as the most sophisticated - or comfortable - fabric out there (especially if you tried covering yourself in 2x4s).
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New Nanocellulosic Process Provides Low-Cost, Highly Sustainable Option for Food Packaging (09/11/18)
Purdue University (Indiana, USA) researchers have developed a large-scale manufacturing process earlier in the summer (June 27, 2018) that may change the way some grocery store foods are packaged.
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Startup Focuses on Fabric Line Made Entirely From Bacterially Produced Cellulose (09/10/18)
According to the Industry Chronicle (Seattle, Wash., USA) in recent reporting late this past month (Aug. 2018) reported how Nanollose (Australia), a start-up company, has since the spring of this year bravely showcased selection of knitted fabrics developed from microbial cellulose.
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Nano Approach to Slippery Packaging Aims to Cut Food Waste (8/15/18)
According to an article published earlier this month (Aug., 3, 2018) by Nanowerk News (Honolulu, Hi., USA), almost everyone who eats fast food is familiar with the frustration of trying to squeeze every last drop of ketchup out of the small packets that accompany french fries.
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Japanese Paper Firms take New Approaches to Cellulose Fiber Reinforcement (8/10/18)
A few weeks ago the online publication of Plastics Today (Santa Monica, Calif., USA) featured an article that explained how in addition to Rengo (featured in OTW Nanotechnology section this past week - 8/2 edition - for their work with cellulose nanofiber) Mitsubishi Paper is also working to develop low-cost micro-cellulosic CNF product as well as traditional CNF, which currently costs around $90/kg, using a different approach than Rengo.
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Dust Filter Material Created from Nanofibers Could Challenge Woven Fibers (8/8/18)
This past month (July, 2018), according to recent reporting by Powder and Bulk Solids, (Los Angeles, Cali., USA) a team of researchers at Stanford University have developed a new nanofiber filtration material with flame retardant qualities that may eventually replace filters made of woven fabrics in dust filtration systems used in industrial processes and energy production.
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Cellulose-chitin Nanofiber Could Replace Plastic Packaging (8/8/18)
According to an article by Physics World (Bristol, U.K.), researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a material from two naturally-occurring polymers that could offer an environmentally-friendly alternative to traditional plastic packaging for food and consumer goods.
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Report Names Top Players in 2013-2018 Nanocellulose (8/7/18)
A recent market report by Research by Markets, India, (RBM) being promoted this past week studied the global market, especially in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, South America, Middle East and Africa, and by continent focuses on the top 5 players in each region, with sales, price, revenue and market share from 2013 to 2018.
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