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Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Scientists are unraveling the mysteries of what makes the fiber that spiders spin five times as strong as piano wire. A team from Arizona State University found a way to obtain a wide variety of elastic properties of the silk from several spiders' webs using non-invasive laser light scattering techniques. "Spider silk has a unique combination of mechanical strength and elasticity that make it one of the toughest materials we...
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