Stronger Than Steel: Spider Silk DNA and the Quest for Better Bulletproof Vests, Sutures, and Parachute Rope Bridget Heos

ISBN: 9780547681269

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80 pages


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Stronger Than Steel: Spider Silk DNA and the Quest for Better Bulletproof Vests, Sutures, and Parachute Rope  by  Bridget Heos

Stronger Than Steel: Spider Silk DNA and the Quest for Better Bulletproof Vests, Sutures, and Parachute Rope by Bridget Heos
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In The Spider Silk Scientists, readers enterRandy Lewis labwhere theycomeface to face with golden orb weaver spiders, as their silk is combined with goats milk toweave anearly indestructiblefiber.Learn how thisamazingmaterial can be used toMoreIn The Spider Silk Scientists, readers enter Randy Lewis lab where they come face to face with golden orb weaver spiders, as their silk is combined with goats milk to weave a nearly indestructible fiber.Learn how this amazing material can be used to repair or replace human ligaments and bones, improve body armor, strenghten parachute rope, and even tether an airplane to an aircraft carrier!

  Readers explore rapid advancements in the application of genetic medicine and their potential to save and improve lives while considering the crucial ethical concerns of genetic research.A timely addition to the acclaimed Scientists in the Field series.



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