Kristi Kiick
Professor, Materials Science & Engineering and Biomedical Engineering
University of Delaware
Newark, Delaware

Aug. 09, 2013

Flexible Insect Protein Inspires Super Rubber

Flexible insect protein surpasses the best synthetic rubbers.

Kristi Kiick, rubber, biomimic, biomimicry, Resilin

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