Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Check out the Gorgeous Spiders

Unlike silkworms, spiders will fight among themselves. That's just one of the problems faced by researchers trying to recreate a technology from the 1880s to harvest natural spider silk. The spiders themselves are more incredible than the fabric; I've never seen the like.

in reference to:

1 Million Spiders Make Golden Silk for Rare Cloth | Wired Science | Wired.com

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