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Kraig Biocraft Laboratories Inc. of Lansing, Mich., has created a fiber that blends the replicated DNA of spiders with the silk-spinning skills of caterpillars. New Hampshire-based Warwick Mills will soon begin turning the fiber into fabric. 

NH textile mill first to use genetically engineered spider silk 5 times stronger than steel

Five times stronger than steel and three times tougher than Kevlar, by weight, spider silk has galvanized the imaginations of researchers for many years.



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