An engineering feat: Different types of silks in a spider web allow it to effectively capture prey

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(Natural News) To human eyes, a spiderweb looks beautiful yet delicate. However, the strands are tough enough to survive contact with much larger animals. At the same time, they are also small enough to evade the notice of the prey that the web is intended to reveal and ensnare. Intrigued by this duality, a group…

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