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Gather Round, Friends!

We have a lot of paper items around us:
notebooks, calligraphy paper, New Year's greeting cards, toilet paper...
In the microscopic world, how might these paper items, used for various purposes, be different from each other?

To make paper...

Wood is ground up

Then boiled and bleached

Then lengthened and dried

The surface is smoothed out

Let's take a look at the paper around us

Japanese paper

Regular paper

Carbonless copy paper

Lint-free paper

Folding paper (origami)

New Year's greeting cards

Other types of paper

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