The exquisite fibres of the famed mulberry silk can trigger regeneration of nerves and restore activity in limbs affected by traumatic injuries, courtesy a new technology developed by Indian scientists.
Concern over stoppage of subsidy on woollen yarn by the Centre was expressed in Rajya Sabha on Thursday with a Congress member alleging that the step has badly affected the livelihood of weavers in Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir.
Researchers from Tufts University have demonstrated an electronic implant - composed of silk and magnesium - that eliminated bacterial infection in mice by delivering heat to infected tissue when triggered by a remote wireless signal.
Amid boycott of Lok Sabha by BJP,
several members demanded rollback of the reduction of import duty on silk even as they welcomed the Government`s
decision to take back service tax imposed on high-end health