DailyDirt: More Miraculous Manmade Materials

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Filed Under: carbon dioxide, co2, concrete, greenhouse gas, material science, materials, spider silk, textiles, transparent wood
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    Anonymous Coward, 19 May 2016 @ 7:02pm

    Spider silk is harder to just "brew" because the process of fiber spinning that a spider does is done at a scale that is just insanely impractical to do with any kind of tech we currently have. Good luck with that. Maybe they can get silkworms to spit out a form of spider silk.

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