Human skin blended with spider silk said to be bulletproof

Dutch artist Jalila Essaïdi and cell biologist Abdoelwaheb El Ghalbzouri have blended spider silk with human skin to produce material that is three times stronger than kevlar.

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3 Responses to Human skin blended with spider silk said to be bulletproof

  1. jenny40 Reply

    September 27, 2011 at 9:41 am

    I’ll bet there’s a lot of people who wish that was available right now. Hard to believe it could really work to stop bullets.

  2. Dorothy Anderson Reply

    September 27, 2011 at 12:50 pm

    (Shudder.) Arachnophobia.

    • lazersedge Reply

      September 27, 2011 at 8:54 pm

      Come on Dorothy. Just think, you and a spider can make beautiful, bullet proof skin. Just think about it. Your Skin, His Silk. WOW! 🙂 🙂

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