Stronger Than Steel Spider Silk DNA and the Quest for Better Bulletproof Vests, Sutures, and Parachute Rope

Details scientist Randy Lewis’s study of the golden orb weaver spider’s silk and its possible uses. Discusses his research with transgenic goats--which he injected with spider genes--and provides a basic introduction to DNA and gene theory. Part of the Scientists in the Field series.
Author:
Bridget Heos ; with photographs by Andy Comins
Original Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt/Houghton Mifflin Books f
Grade Level:
5 to 8
ISBN10:
0-547-68126-7
ISBN13:
978-0-547-68126-9
Publish Date:
01/01/2013

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Stronger Than Steel Spider Silk DNA and the Quest for Better Bulletproof Vests, Sutures, and Parachute Rope Catalog Number: T-N1987-60
Format: Braille, 1 v., 128

Price: $34.00


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