TITLE

Spin doctor

AUTHOR(S)
Excell, Jon
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);3/11/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7670, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Studies machines that replicate the spinning action of spiders to produce man made spider-like silks five times stronger than steel and twice as elastic as nylon. Use of the spider-like silks to produce future medical implant; Scientists interest in spider silk, according to Dr. David Knight, a zoologist from Oxford Biomaterials.
ACCESSION #
16489587

 

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