DailyDirt: Spiders, Man!

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Spiders are just fascinating creatures -- not only because they have a crazy number of appendages, but also because they create intricate webs and seem to have incredibly complex behaviors for such small animals. To top it off, we're learning something new about the properties of spider silk all the time. Here are just a few examples. By the way, StumbleUpon can recommend some good Techdirt articles, too.

Filed Under: biology, heat conductor, materials, silk, spider silk, spider silk rug, spiders, violins

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    Anonymous Coward, 20 Mar 2012 @ 8:29pm

    Waiting for the spider weave heatsinks for electronics that you don't need to throw out but just put on the washing machine, no more silver goo to mess around when cleaning the microprocessor fan yay!

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