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Spider Silk: Wonder Material Used to Heal the Human Body

Spider Silk: Wonder Material Used to Heal the Human Body

Spider silk is one of nature's wonder materials, more flexible than nylon, thinner than a human hair, and, for its weight, stronger than steel. Webs and nests are spun from this incredible natural protein and spiders use thin threads to glide through the air and escape from predators. Now science is looking to exploit silk's properties as a way to deliver medicines and heal our bodies....

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