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Oji's cellulose nanofiber sheet can be folded into shapes like this origami crane.

Oji to churn out plant-derived carbon fiber alternative

TOKYO -- Oji Holdings will begin mass production next year of a lightweight plant-derived material that can replace carbon fiber in many applications.Cellulose nanofiber weighs a fifth as much as steel but is more than five times as strong. The compa...