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Spinning Spider Silk from Goat Milk

December 10, 2011

Researchers are spinning spider silk from goats’ milk. Spider silk and goat milk — what could possibly be the connection? Let’s start with the spiders. Humans love spider webs, but aren’t so crazy about their builders. While spiders make some people flinch, there’s no escaping the appreciation for their masterful web construction.  credit:  NSF