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Silkworm by Robert Galbraith (aka JK Rowling)

This is the second book in the series by the incredible Galbraith (Ms. Rowling). I love Sherlock, Elementary, Bones, Criminal Minds, etc and I never really consider that I would love mystery/detective novels but… 241 more words

Read On Your Commute

Graphene-Fed Silkworms Produce Super-Strong Silk That Conducts Electricity

According to Futurism.com

The researchers sprayed mulberry leaves with aqueous solutions containing 0.2 percent by weight of either carbon nanotubes or graphene, and then collected the silk after the worms spun their cocoons. 64 more words

Assam silk in danger

by C K Duarah
If timely measures are not taken the Muga (Antheria assamensis) heritage of Assam may face extinction in the next three decades or within 2040. 192 more words


Author: Robert Galbraith

Series: Cormoran Strike-2

Narrated by: Robert Glenister

Format: audible by Overdrive

Length: 17hrs & 22mins.

Rating: 4/5

OMG enjoyed the heck out of this second book. 287 more words

Book Related

Silkworms Spin Super-Silk after Eating Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene

Scientific American reports –

Silk—the stuff of lustrous, glamorous clothing—is very strong. Researchers now report a clever way to make the gossamer threads even stronger and tougher: by feeding silkworms graphene or single-walled carbon nanotubes. 29 more words

Iran Pulled the Trigger on the Mason and Ponce

by Stephen Bryen and Rear Admiral Norman Saunders (USCG, ret.)

Originally Published in American Thinker

A big question surrounding missile attacks against two U.S. ships — the  4,181 more words

Technology And Security

Silk Moth

The late summer sees the emergence of the adult silk moth, a behemoth that can reach a wingspan of nearly 15cm (6 inches). Though the moth itself is a beautiful creature (if beauty is in the eye of the beholder), it is the child form of the moth, the silkworm, that is valued to the Japanese. 47 more words