Spider Silk

Nice article on TechCrunch today that is apparel industry relevant.

“Spiderman might soon lose his dominance in harnessing spider silk superpowers. Scientists from the University of Wyoming, the University of Notre Dame and Zhejiang University in China have managed to genetically modify silkworms to spin stronger silk using spider genes. The new material could be used for everything from bulletproof vests to replacing tough plastics.”

Read the full article at http://techcrunch.com/2012/01/05/spider-worm-silk/


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