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September 5, 2008

Silk is made from the cocoons of silkworms. While it makes beautiful and iridescent textiles, silk fiber is now being used to create optical sensors that could revolutionize food safety. (Fastily)

Antifreeze from fleas, silk optics for food safety, plants head for the hills, heavy metals that won’t go away, and more.

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