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May 11, 2016

Silk stabilizes blood samples for months at high temperatures

Researchers have stabilized blood samples for long periods of time without refrigeration and at high temperatures by encapsulating them in air-dried silk protein. The technique has broad applications for clinical care and research that rely on accurate analysis of blood and other biofluids. Read more at TuftsNow.