Japanese biotech company Spiber used spider silk grown by genetically modified bacteria to create a waterproof ski jacket called Moon Parka. The jacket, the performance biomaterials of which could eventually be incorporated into clothing for astronauts, is expected to be launched on a limited basis in December.
Japanese company makes ski jacket from sustainably grown spider silk
Sign up for AIChE SmartBrief
News for chemical engineers
Get the intelligence you need: news and information that is changing your industry today, hand-curated by our professional editors from thousands of sources and delivered straight to your inbox.