Scaling Up Spider Silk Production

Researchers in Japan have produced artificial spider silk using photosynthetic bacteria, opening the possibility of mass produced spider silk.

Fabricating Silky Electronics On Demand

Using photolithography instead of solvents, scientists in South Korea are now able to integrate silk fibroins with microelectronic components.

Programming Silk For Wearable Electronics

Scientists have used calcium ions to modify silk fibroins, creating a reusable, biocompatible adhesive for electronic and pharmaceutical applications.