Scientists say they can produce spider silk in lab

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    Moonraker

    Sounds promising. The uses for such a material are endless.

  • 3

    Stephen Knight

    Kazuhide Sekiyama and his fellow scientists at Spiber Inc. have been working successfully on a similar effort for several years now...

    https://www.spiber.jp/en/endeavor

  • 2

    wtfjapan

    first artificial silk fiber made of recombinant spider silk proteins, the process of which was started in 2010 by Professor Horst Kessler, Institute for Advanced Study at the TU Muenchen, they also own many of the patents for those techniques

  • 1

    MsDelicious

    I bet the Pentagon has its own ideas.

  • 0

    Dre Hund

    Next time you hear a tiny squeaky voice saying "Help me.....help me"......it could be you.

  • 0

    Dennis Bauer

    Professor Peter Parker? ;)

  • 0

    1glenn

    Someday, we may see factories in orbit making space vehicles out of this material. If the price can be lowered enough, we might eventually see airplanes, cars, ships, and trains made from artificial spider silk.

  • 0

    Cliffy

    Spider man, Spider man, does whatever a spider can.....

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