‘Superdense’ wood could revolutionize materials

A homebuilder once told me Canadians are “the greatest stick-builders in the world.” It’s a good line, and understandable coming from a homebuilder. After all, most Canadian homes are built primarily of wood. Wood is probably the oldest building material in the world unless you count rocks and sod. What’s most amazing to me, is that after thousands of years of history, we are still looking for — and finding — new ways to use wood. Read more.