Silkworms and Synthetic Substitutes for Cartilage, Ligaments, and Tendons

I am not sure how likely it is that we will be using implants made by silkworms; however, this is an interesting idea. Scientists and surgeons have been looking for a synthetic substitute for cartilage, ligaments, and tendons for at least 40 years – and so far there is little evidence that any of these […]