Though most infamous for its deadly venomous bite, the brown recluse is also known for its unusual silk. Now researchers have discovered the secret behind the construction of this dangerous spider’s unique silk. [Read more…]
Genetic engineering is nothing new. In fact, it’s a practice that’s literally thousands of years old. For centuries, humans have selectively bred plants and animals in an attempt to pass along desired traits. Today, however, genetic engineering has taken the practice to a new level.