Published: 2021-07-02 11:38 | Updated: 2021-07-02 11:46

Interview with Anna Rising on SVT

Anna Rising. Photo: Stefan Zimmerman

The attempts to create artificial spider silk fibers are progressing. Swedish researchers believe that a strong enough thread may exist in a foreseeable future. Artificial silk fiber is made from the same kind of protein that the spiders have in their hind body and could be used for extra durable textiles, but also in for example nerve surgery. Listen to what Anna Rising at the Department of Biosciences and Nutrition, Karolinska Institutet, says in an interview with SVT Nyheter.

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