Cocoons to green energy: Indian scientists find the way

Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) Centuries ago trade in Chinese silk spawned the mighty transcontinental network of passages dubbed the Silk Route. Now, Indian scientists have found that the humble silk cocoon, the source of exquisite Tussar silks, may hold the key to the world's clean and green energy puzzle. Experts at the Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur (IIT-K) have fabricated simple devices …

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