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How a spider spins electrified nanosilk

by Helen Thompson

 January 30, 2015

The cribellate orb spider (Uloborus plumipes) spins, combs and pulls nanofibers in such a way that charges the silk with static electricity. 241 more words


blue pearls

Year 2014. “The next time you see a spider web, please, pause and look a little closer. You’ll be seeing one of the most high-performance materials known to man.” 6 more words


Actual Need or Desire

Me: Can I ask you something?
Person: Shoot! I like questions
Me: Just a question disturbing me, allow me to ask, while it’s still as a raw thought. 463 more words



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