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

TED2010 · 14:28 · Filmed Feb 2010
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Cheryl Hayashi estuda a seda de aranha, um dos materiais de maior alto-desempenho da natureza. Cada espécie de aranha pode produzir até 7 tipos muito distintos de seda. Como é que fazem isso? Hayashi explica ao nível do ADN — depois mostra-nos como é que este material super forte e resistente pode ser inspirador.

Spider silk scientist
Cheryl Hayashi studies the delicate but terrifically strong silk threads that make up a spider's web, finding startling applications for human use. Full bio
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