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Broken Bones? Slap Some Spider Silk On It.

4 years ago209 views

Silkworm and spider silk are natural phenomenons already being used in many applications but what about mending bones? Using bacteria to produce the main structural protein in spider silk, we could see silk used as a protective layer and even dissolving hardware when it comes to healing. The ongoing development of synthetic silk could see the use become a dramatic step in global biotech applications.