Article called ‘A pound of flesh’ by Julie Bindel in the SMH today – well worth reading

'It's possible if you are poor, desperate, and willing to part with, say, a kidney, to broker a deal with traffickers.' A kidney? $135,000. A heart? Up to $1.6 million. With the number of organs now  critically limited, wealthy patients are spending a fortune on illicit  transplants. But it is the desperate ‘donors’ who are paying the ultimate price


MIT Media Lab – where silk worms making paper allow the study of the links between biological and digital fabrication in design

Capture silk worms 2Capture silk worms making paper