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Add Graphene To Spider Silk To Create The Strongest Fiber Yet

Web slingers get a high-tech upgrade<p>Your move, limpets. Earlier this year, the long-reigning champion of the Strongest Biological Material Competition, spider silk, was usurped by the upstart limpet teeth. But we all knew that the arachnids would not go quietly into the night.<p>In an unorthodox move, …


Ebola virus discovered in survivor's eye - Futurity

Two months after recovery from Ebola, a physician sought treatment for trouble with his eye. The live virus was discovered lingering inside.

Piece of string better than BMI for checking body fat

Checking that waist circumference is no more than half of height is the best way of monitoring body mass, say experts<p>A piece of string is a more accurate measure of dangerous weight gain than the controversial Body Mass Index (BMI) a new study suggests.<p>Simply measuring height with string, folding …