Researchers at Shinshu University have succeeded in injecting spider genes into silkworms to create a thread that is stronger, softer and more durable than conventional silk. A Japanese manufacturer is already experimenting with the thread, and spider socks, stockings and even fishing lines are expected to appear on the market within a few years.
O sea que básicamente le están inyectando genes de araña a los gusanos productores de seda, para que hagan tela mucho mas duradera, suave y fuerte.
Es el futuro, o qué?
El resto de la noticia, acá.