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It feels like Fibrion made from Silk is back again.

New exciting paper published 1st June 2021 in eLife. https://elifesciences.org/articles/5877 Abstract Thrombocytopenic disorders have been treated with the Thrombopoietin-receptor agonist Eltrombopag. Patients with the same apparent form of thrombocytopenia may respond differently to the treatment. We describe a miniaturized bone marrow tissue model that provides a screening bioreactor for personalized, pre-treatment response prediction to Eltrombopag [...]

So many interesting things happening in the biomedical world of silk at the moment.

In the SilkLab at Tufts University bioactive inks have been developed that can function as a sensor either of the body wearing a garment printed with the ink or the environmental conditions surrounding the object printed with the ink. Amazing stuff. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=47&v=DM8JzVIN5Vo&feature=emb_logo 'The technology builds upon earlier work by the same researchers developing bioactive silk [...]

New video of three views of the third iteration of the work Last Seen.

https://vimeo.com/241351957 Photo credit Alex Wisser

Blood on Silk: Last Seen, 2017, site specific, silk, video, metal and found objects as installed in the Turbine Hall and Turbine Galleries at Casula Powerhouse, Sydney, Australia from 21st July 2017

Graphene-Fed Silkworms Produce a Super-Strong Silk That Conducts Electricity

Blog post by Jess  Vilvestre https://futurism.com/graphene-fed-silkworms-produce-a-super-strong-silk-that-conducts-electricity/

Making silk paper again. This time at the Villa Waldberta

As part of my collaboration with Das  KloHäuschen in the Munich main wholesale fruit and vegetable market, I was awarded a two month residency at the Villa Waldberta run by the City of Munich.  The studio space is something else again. I have made silk paper in many locations, my back yard, a studio in Culture at Work, a dance studio [...]

Silk production revival in Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan silk industry       reporter Ning Hong 丨 CCTV.com

Weavers Turn Silk Into Diabetes Test Strips

January 08, 2015 9:59 AM ET Nsikan Akpan read article online here Using a simple wooden handloom, weavers create silk strips that diabetics can use as glucose sensors. This loom is at Achira Labs in Bangalore, India. Courtesy of Tripurari Choudhary itoggle caption Courtesy of Tripurari Choudhary Using a simple wooden handloom, weavers create silk [...]