Aarathi Prasad on Silk: A History in Three Metamorphoses

Asian Review of Books | 10 November 2023 | 0h 51m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Aarathi Prasad about her book Silk: A History in Three Metamorphoses. Explore the world of silk and why it may be the hottest new material in biotechnology today. Covers not just the traditional silk we use today, but all its different varieties: wild silks, made from less famous moths; sea silks, made from molluscs; and spider silk, strong, yet significantly more difficult to harvest.

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