Soon Silkworms and Spiders Will Be Able to Mend Our Broken Bones

Dayna Evans · 04/07/14 08:14PM

Ah, yes. The future. It is a time where your bones will still break but silkworms will have your back. If the thought of piecing together your brittle skeleton with metal plates is unappealing, scientists are developing "silk screws" as an easier, stronger alternative.