DailyDirt: Doing Whatever A Spider Can...

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For years, researchers have been looking at spider silk's properties to try to re-create it into supermaterials tougher than Kevlar or steel. We're still learning a lot about how spider silk is made and what its structures are, so it'll probably be a few more decades before everyone is wearing clothes made from spider silk. In the meantime, here are a few interesting articles on spider silk. By the way, StumbleUpon can recommend some good Techdirt articles, too.

Filed Under: fabric, kevlar, material, silkworms, spider silk, steel


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