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Translucent wood ? *LINK*

Yonak
Science Friday aired a show containing a piece on making wood translucent by removing the brown lignin using an oxidation process then infusing the cells with a polymer resin that has a refractive index of cellulose. This produces the ability for light to pass through.

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