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Prehistoric silk found in Henan

Researchers from the Department of the History of Science and Scientific Archeaology uncovered biomolecular evidence of Silk from 8,500-year-old tombs at the Neolithic site of Jiahu, advancing the history of making silk for about 4,000 years. The locations where the control samples were collected from Tombs M436 (a), M451 (b),  and M466 (c) [Credit: Yuxuan Gong et al., PLOS ONE]The detection of silk fibre in the ancient site is...

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