RISE (Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement)
RISE (Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement)

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UNCP RISE Program

 

Special Thanks to Professor Mary Zets for sharing the images below:

These are Bombyx mori silkworms.  This species is extinct in the wild, but cultivated widely.  She is working with three strains.  One is the standard commercial strain, one has the striped silkworms, and the third has been artificially selected to produce pink silk.  


Dark eggs waiting to hatch:

Eggs hatching:

Eggs hatching

Hatchlings feeding: