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Silk-based filtration material breaks barriers

[fusion_text]When the Chinese first discovered silk, its superior quality and properties were thought so special, it was reserved exclusively for clothing the emperor, his relatives, and dignitaries. And for more than two millennia, the mechanisms of […]

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Translating thought to print

Kelsey Damrad Civil and Environmental Engineering Researchers explore mechanics of silk to design materials with high strength and low density.  Spider silk has long been noted for its graceful structure, as well as its advanced material […]

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