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Black widow spiders could teach nanomaterial experts a thing or two
Scientists are finally unspooling how spider silk works.
Web Wear: A New Coat Is Made From Biotech Spider Silk
Performance clothes will never be the same
Limpet Teeth Are Nature’s Strongest Material
So long, spider silk
Add Graphene To Spider Silk To Create The Strongest Fiber Yet
Web slingers get a high-tech upgrade
Transgenic E. coli Spin Tough Spider Silk
That's some bacteria!
Sea Snail’s Teeth Just Dethroned Spider Silk As The Strongest Biological Material
Introducing the limpet as the heavyweight champion of the animal kingdom
Artificial Spider Silk Might Be Better, and Easier, Than Milking Spiders
Spider silk is amazing stuff. Its strength-to-weight ratio is second to none, and it’s biodegradable to boot, making it a...
Japanese Researcher Crafts Violin Strings From the Silk of Three Hundred Spiders
Nature’s toughest fiber can make bulletproof vests, future sutures, and even be engineered to come out of goat milk. Now...
Video: Skin Augmented With Spider-Silk Stops a Speeding Bullet
Extolling the many virtues of spider silk is something of a trend these days, as the fine yet remarkably hardy...
Taiwanese Researchers Developing Bendable E-Readers and Screens Made From Silk
Your next smartphone could be manufactured by goats