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Engineered Silk Said to Lower Body Temperature Outdoors

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In an article published in the journal Nature Nanotechnology, researchers detailed how, through a molecular bonding design strategy and scalable dip-coating methods, nanoprocessed silk can achieve a temperature of 3.5 degrees Celsius below ambient in the daytime. This was due to the engineered silk’s ability to reflect most sunlight and radiate heat. The silk is…

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