New Transparent Wood Could Replace Glass, But Watch How They Source It



How much wood could a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?

Well, they’d have to see it first.

Scientists at the University of Maryland have discovered a simple process for turning wood transparent. The process involves soaking the wood in a solution and soaking it in epoxy to strip its color and make it seemingly invisible.

The end result is stronger and more durable than glass, making wood a potential replacement for standard pane windows. It could even change the way we make components for electronics.

Check out the video below to see a demonstration of the process works!


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