Science: Inventions

At Dehra Dun, India, experts of the Forest Research Institute announced the perfection of a process for making white paper out of bamboo pulp; predicted that India could soon supply a large percentage of the world's paper demand. (A bamboo forest grows to an average height of 20 to 60 feet. The largest species reaches a height of 120 feet.)

Correspondence from the Düsseldorf meeting of the Association of German Natural Scientists and Physicians (TIME, Oct. 4), described: in Berlin, the construction of two complete railway trains out of aluminum alloyed with lithium,...

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