My book entitled “Silk: Exploring Nature’s Superfibre” is now available through XLIBRIS. Go to: https://www.xlibris.com/en/bookstore/bookdetails/821509-silk to pre-order a copy.
Here’s a preview of the cover of the soon to be completed (in progress since 2018) Silk book.
Our collaborator Patricia Flanagan has created a YouTube post to promote the ‘Cognitive Textiles’ project, which the SSRL is really enthusiastic about being involved with.
Work at the spider silk research lab was featured in an article in the August Fibre2Fashion magazine (see page 76: https://online.fliphtml5.com/wokmg/hbbs/?fbclid=IwAR04-q2VQLDDi6-_PBR9PqqfhhSYkEcdulcYapnFQKVsC0kabYMkoKMjAkA#p=76).
In it Sean Blamires discusses his initial interests in spider silk research, the current and future applications of new technologies and even how the concept of the Spider Silk Research Lab came about.
‘’Spider and Silk Supply’ is a new spinoff company of SSRL members. It is the only one in existence that can supply Research Institutions and Industries highest quality as spun spider silk, as well live spiders, on requests for all kinds of research and development. For information and orders please visit:http:// https://www.spiderandsilksupply.com/