TITLE

Arachnomania

AUTHOR(S)
Kunzig, Robert
PUB. DATE
September 2001
SOURCE
Discover;Sep2001, Vol. 22 Issue 9, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses environmental and economic incentives for finding a way to make spider silk artificially. Research on the dragline silk of the Nephilia spider; Factors contributing to spider silk's tensile strength; Protein molecules that make up spider silk; Study on how the complex structure of a spider thread emerges from a spider's abdominal system.
ACCESSION #
4992475

 

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