Silk 'Micrococoons' Could Be Used In Biotechnology And Medicine, University of Cambridge Reveals

Published: Jul 19, 2017

Microscopic versions of the cocoons spun by silkworms have been manufactured by a team of researchers. The tiny capsules, which are invisible to the naked eye, can protect sensitive molecular materials, and could prove a significant technology in areas including food science, biotechnology and medicine.

Back to news