Silkworm larvae are shown on functionalized silk fibroin structures that are used in a variety of biomedical applications

More than just fabric

Pulling the thread of functionalized silk fibroin over the past decades has uncovered important advances in biomedical applications ranging from tissue engineering to biosensors.

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Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2022

The 2022 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to Carolyn R. Bertozzi, Morten Meldal and K. Barry Sharpless for the development of click chemistry and bioorthogonal chemistry.
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