Study finds that spider silk is as effective in promoting tissue regeneration as the nerves located in a patients own body.

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I’m amazed they found something more expensive than actual medical devices.

test_user_200

Cobwebs are actually a home remedy in lore, though it was for general wounds (possibly blood clotting) not nerve specific.

KnightofForestsWild

I’m not falling for this, it’s exactly what the spiders want us to think

donkey_OT

I’ve been waiting for new tendons from this stuff for a decade. No news on that front afaik.

AckieFriend

In the old country you took spider webs, chewed tobacco leaves and mix that with honey to make a poultice and slap it on an open wound.

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