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2014-01-29 23:22:27

Silktap converts silkworm cocoons into a liquid that serves as a key material input driving innovations in tissue engineering, drug delivery, and other biomedical fields. Cambridge,

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2010-03-01 07:54:28

Like silkworm moths, butterflies and spiders, caddisfly larvae spin silk, but they do so underwater instead on dry land.

2009-08-31 13:05:00

There is a growing need for biocompatible photonic components for biomedical applications – from in vivo glucose monitoring to detecting harmful viruses or the telltale markers of Alzheimer's.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.