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silkworm

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Docs turn to silkworms to spin a better bone implant

Scientists from Harvard and Tufts create silk screws and plates for use in healing bone fractures. Unlike their steel counterparts, these could dissolve in the body and even be used to deliver antibiotics.

By March 5, 2014

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Silkworms work with robot to make 3D-printed dome

A team from MIT's Media Lab pair a robotic arm with a swarm of 6,500 silkworms to explore the relationship between digital and biological fabrication.

By June 10, 2013

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Amazon acknowledges contract standoff with Hachette

Internet retail giant admits restricting sales of the publisher's titles but calls it a justified negotiating approach.

By May 27, 2014

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Amazon plays hardball -- and puts the hurt on consumers

Commentary: In economic fight with major publisher, e-tail giant is sacrificing not only authors, but book buyers too.

By May 24, 2014

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Researchers unveil ultra-thin electronics that dissolve in body

The technology, which relies on silicon and magnesium oxide-based components, could reduce the need to pass or surgically remove tiny medical implants.

By September 27, 2012

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Apple releases Fibre Channel Utility Update for OS X Server

Apple releases Fibre Channel Utility Update for OS X Server

By September 1, 2004