Spider silk has pretty much become the hero of the year already. Between helping improve hearing aids and being contracted to the military defense department, spider silk is truly taking names. More recently, it has inspired big name designers to incorporate the material into their own clothing. This isn’t just for durability and flexibility, but also because the material is biodegradable. For years, the fashion industry has been criticized for the wastes they produce, now they can take a stand to make the planet a little healthier.
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