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Science Gives Silkworm Spiderman-esque Silk

Researchers have successfully beefed up the delicate thread of the silkworm by feeding them graphene, or single-walled carbon nanotubes. You know what that means. Get ready for some silky-smooth wearable tech. Read more...
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