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3 Ways Spider Silk Could Save Your Life

When I was about five years old, I had a pet spider. Well, really what I had was a tiny house spider trapped under a pen cap on my bookshelf. I was livid when my mom moved the cap while dusting, allow…

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Bulletproof Skin Made From Spider Silk

Scientists helping to make a bio-art installation have created a bulletproof skin. Photo Credit: Kilarin via Flickr. Science News by NewsLook   // …

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Would You Believe it was Made from Spider Silk?

The world's largest pieces of fabric made from spiders' silk have gone on show in the UK. Lifestyle News by NewsLook var nl_rand = "CmwPdeemmmg1liqb", NewsLook = NewsLook || {}; NewsLook.emb…

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Spider Makes Webs Over 75 Feet Wide

Darwin’s bark spider is very small and yet constructs webs with anchor lines spanning rivers. It was discovered in 2001 in Madagascar, but a recent paper documented that its silk is stronger than Kevl…

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