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Self-Healing Fabrics Made with Squid Genes Could Save Environment

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Self-healing fabrics made with squid genes? One Philadelphia firm is trying to make that the future of fashion. Turns out, squid are pretty incredible creatures. The teeth-ringed structures that line the suction cups of each tentacle contain a protein that helps the chompers repair themselves when broken.  By leveraging these properties, Tandem Repeat, a company…

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