Friday, November 26, 2004

Scientists achieve self-assembly of genertically engineered spider silk fibre in insect cells: "For the first time anywhere, scientists from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and from Germany have succeeded in producing self-assembled spider web fibres under laboratory conditions, outside of the bodies of spiders. This fibre is significantly stronger than the silk fibre made by silkworms." (via Laputan Logic)

Sunday, November 21, 2004

Thursday, November 04, 2004