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Threads of hagfish slime, which the animals secrete when aggravated, could be woven to produce a material with the strength of nylon or plastic. Credit: randon D. Cole/CORBIS
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Hagfish Slime Makes Super-Clothes

A research team has harvested hagfish slime, dissolved it in a liquid and then spun it like silk.

December 3, 2012
1:33 PM EST
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