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Silk-based bone implants 'melt away' after fracture heals, may have 'huge applications' for surgeons

from International Business Times

Could the silkworm be the next big surgical breakthrough? A research team from Tufts University School of Engineering and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is developing silk-based implants for repairing broken bones. The small silk screws have a similar composition to bone, researchers say, and could replace traditionally metal bolts. more

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