CANADA: Animal Magic Spins Silk-Like Yarn
In Canada, plans to harness the silk produced naturally by the spider as a raw material for the textile trade are well under way. The company concerned is Nexia Biotechnologies, which is eager to point out that it hasn't actually filled a factory full of spiders busily spinning for the production line, but instead has made careful laboratory analysis of the chemical composition of spider silk and can now synthesise the material.
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