Scientists Crack Secret Strength of Silk

Humans have relied on silk for more than 2,000 years,but
scientists have never been able to unravel the mystery of how silkworms
produced their incredibly strong fibers.

Now, a Tufts team has figured
out how, which could have
far-reaching implications for
everything from hospital dressings to body armor.

the Tufts E-News

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