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Cheryl Hayashi:
Cheryl Hayashi: O esplendor da seda da aranha

TED2010 · 14:28 · Filmed Feb 2010
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Cheryl Hayashi: Cheryl Hayashi: O esplendor da seda da aranha
14:28 · Filmed February 2010 at TED2010 · Subtitles available in 27 languages

Cheryl Hayashi estuda a seda de aranha, um dos materiais da mais alta performance na natureza. Cada espécie de aranha pode produzir até 7 tipos muito diferentes de seda. Como elas fazem isso? Hayashi explica no nível do DNA — então nos mostra como esse material muito forte e muito flexível pode ser inspirador.

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