Spiders sprayed with graphene or carbon nanotubes spin super silk

New concept could become a way to obtain materials with superior characteristics

Spider-Man would be so envious. Spiders have woven webs infused with carbon nanotubes and even graphene, raising the prospect of…

Full text: http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn27468-spiders-sprayed-with-graphene-or-carbon-nanotubes-spin-super-silk.html#.VVGsshdgNqR

Author

Jacob Aron

Source

New Scientist, 2015-05-05.

Supplier

University of Trento (IT)

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