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Scientists Create Liquid Wire That Acts Like Spider’s Silk

Scientists Create 'Liquid Wire' That Acts Like Spider’s Silk

Inspired by spider's silk, the new liquid wire material acts both solid and liquid. It extends like solid and compress lik...

May 17 2016, 7:55pm CDT

Silk Stabilizes Blood Samples for Months without Refrigeration

Silk Stabilizes Blood Samples for Months without Refrigeration

Researchers have stabilized blood samples for long periods of time without refrigeration at temperatures up to 45 degrees Celsi...

May 11 2016, 1:28am CDT

Silk Coating can Keep Fruit Fresh Without Refrigeration

Silk Coating can Keep Fruit Fresh Without Refrigeration

Your favorite strawberries and bananas can stay fresh for more than a week without refrigeration if they are coated in a thin,...

May 6 2016, 7:56am CDT

New Silk Could Change Fashion (and the World) Forever

New Silk Could Change Fashion (and the World) Forever

There might be something revolutionary coming onto the shelves and hangers at your local store - synthetic fibers that the crea...

Nov 7 2015, 6:24pm CST

Silk Road Bitcoin Worth $18 Million Get Auctioned Off

Silk Road Bitcoin Worth $18 Million Get Auctioned Off

Last fall, the FBI took down the world’s biggest online drug bazaar Silk Road, and arrested the man it alleged to be its kingpi...

Jun 13 2014, 7:03am CDT

Five Men Arrested In Dutch Crackdown On Silk Road Copycat

Silk Road Copycat: Five Men Arrested In Dutch Crackdown

The Silk Road anonymous black market for drugs thrived for two and a half years before it was taken down by the FBI and its all...

Feb 12 2014, 2:53pm CST

Silk Road Mastermind Pleads Not Guilty

Silk Road Mastermind Pleads Not Guilty

The supposed mastermind behind the Internet black market, Silk Road says he is not guilty. Ross Ulbricht and his lawyer are ada...

Feb 8 2014, 3:06am CST

The End Of The (Silk) Road For Bitcoin Millionaire As IRS, Fed

The End Of The (Silk) Road For Bitcoin Millionaire As IRS, Fed Agencies Make Arrests

We used to assume that crime happened in predictable places: dark alleys and dicey street corners. In reality, some of the bigg...

Feb 1 2014, 6:25am CST

Silk Road Vendor Filing Claim For Seized Bitcoins, Argues He Sold Only Legal Items

Somewhere in the $164 million worth of bitcoins held by the U.S. government, there’s a chunk of the cryptocurrency that until v...

Jan 31 2014, 9:05pm CST

The Feds Are Ready To Sell $25 Million of Bitcoin Seized From The Silk Road

The Feds Are Ready To Sell $25 Million of Bitcoin Seized From The Silk Road

One of the bigger wallets on the Bitcoin blockchain is going to be emptied in the near future. Back in October, when the feds t...

Jan 16 2014, 5:36pm CST

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Feds Indict Three More Alleged Employees Of Silk Road's Dread Pirate Roberts

Ross Ulbricht, the alleged Dread Pirate Roberts and administrator of the Silk Road drug website, may be spending Christmas in a...

Dec 20 2013, 1:46pm CST

Bitcoin Value Sinks After Silk Road Shut Down

Bitcoin Value Sinks After Silk Road Shut Down

Bitcoin value sinks largely after feds shut down the illegal online drugs market on Wednesday. Bitcoin value drops down over 2...

Oct 3 2013, 1:36pm CDT

Feds Shut Down Silk Road

Feds Shut Down Silk Road, Arrests Mastermind

Federal agencies have shut down the online drugs marketplace called “Silk Road”. Alleged mastermind of the pirate site, Ross Wi...

Oct 3 2013, 2:25am CDT

Amazon Silk is Key to Kindle Fire Success [Video]

Amazon Silk is Key to Kindle Fire Success [Video]

Amazon Silk Browser uses cloud computing to speed up surfing....

Sep 28 2011, 1:25pm CDT