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Spinning a new version of silk

MIT News Office Simulations and experiments aim to improve on spiders in creating strong, resilient fibers.  After years of research decoding the complex structure and production of spider silk, researchers have now succeeded in producing samples […]

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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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