Latest European garden spider Stories
A new study questions the results of a 2012 study that found that spider silk conducts heat as well as metal.
Scientists report that they have solved the riddle of how spider webs can withstand different levels of stress - including hurricane force winds - without collapsing.
Studying spider silk, NSF-supported researchers learn about the properties of this sticky material, and their findings could lead to new bio-adhesives and glues that work under water.
- A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.