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Stronger than steel: Synthetic spider silk is real

By Bloomberg
08 September 2019   |   4:25 pm
There's a reason Spider-Man is a superhero; the creatures that served as inspiration produce a super material. The silk they make is unique in how strong and stretchy it is and has intrigued scientists for years. Replicating it could have huge implications for the products we will use in the future.


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