Spider silk + carbon nanotubes = next-gen med device part

U.S. researchers have developed tiny wires made of spider silk and coated with carbon nanotubes that have potential medical device applications. As Medical Daily reports, the Florida State University team ended up with wire that's super-strong, biodegradable and able to conduct electricity. Details are published in the journal Nature Communications. Story

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