Microbially produced fibers: stronger than steel, tougher than Kevlar. Artificially designed, amyloid-silk hybrid protein developed in Zhang lab even outperforms some spider silks.

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Before we make it, can we confirm that we can unmake it? Please?

toomeynd

Is it safe to breathe…like asbestos fibers?

skmmiranda

But can it be shot from say, the wrists of a falling man? And how is its ability to .. swing?

Anon_squanch

Amyloid of Alzheimer’s fame?

tax_churches

Can have space elevator?

supified