Biodegradable Silk is an Alternative to Microplastics

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Takeaways:

  • A team of scientists at MIT have developed a silk-based product that could replace industrial microplastics.
  • The silk fibres can be dissolved using scalable water, making it a simple product to use industrially.
  • More over, the silk is inexpensive, easy to manufacture, safe for consumption and biodegradable.

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