One afternoon, in 2700 BC, the Chinese Yellow Emperor Huangdi noticed that raspberry trees were damaged in his garden. His wife, Empress Lei Tsu, discovered that white worms were eating berry leaves and spinning shiny cocoons. She dropped a cocoon in the hot water prepared for her tea, and moved the cocoon in the water, to find that thin threads were intertwined and disintegrated from the cocoon. She pulled a thread after another to form a fine thread of tremendous softness and beauty.
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