Spider silk has been a hot topic this year. From strengthening it to creating clothing from it. Now, scientists are rushing to see who can replicate the silk in its highest quality. For most scientist, the rush is for a specific reason. For one university, they hope to be able to repair tissue in the heart after a heart attack. For other scientists, they are working to create items for defense departments or they simply want to make a more biodegradable world. No matter what the reason, this substance seems to be what many departments are raving about.
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