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Untold: Cellulose--From Trees to Explosives

12 minutes 50 seconds

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Cellulose is everywhere. In fact, it is the most abundant organic molecule on Earth. It's in food, clothing, and plastics, and the cellulose compound nitrocellulose is used in explosives. This episode discusses how this tiny molecule holds up so much of the modern world. Part of the "Untold" series.

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Runtime: 12 minutes 50 seconds

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