Fibers from Bamboo trees can be used as the reinforcement for composites materials.

 

This is a clip from the BYU Weekly segment on 6/22/2011, highlighting the bamboo fiber composite bridge built by three BYU undergraduate students. The full BYU Weekly segment can be found at (http://byutv.org/watch/f9aa47ae-dd1d-…) , and don’t forget to tune in to BYU TV at byutv.org!