Spider’s Design Mastery: Strong and Weak

Cob-weaving spiders can produce a web that is strong enough to stick to a wall which traps flying preys, and weak enough to detach from the surface which captures walking preys. Researchers at the University of Akron, USA, discovered that these functions are possible, with just one type of pyriform silk, through the creation of … Continue reading Spider’s Design Mastery: Strong and Weak

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