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Old 09-30-2010, 03:10 PM
 
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We’ve succeeded in genetically engineering silkworms so they produce spider webs,” said Malcolm J. Fraser Jr., a Notre Dame biological sciences professor who is a lead researcher on the project.

The resulting thread is twice as strong as natural silkworm silk and 10 times as strong as steel, he said.
South Bend Tribune: Notre Dame announces research breakthrough in genetically altered ‘threads'
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Old 10-01-2010, 10:22 AM
 
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