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Insect Cuticle Aids Spiders’ Traps

By Sandhya Sekar | June 2, 2017

Prey stick to orb-weaver spider webs because their waxy outer layers mesh with spider silk to form a matrix glue.

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Spider-Man Science

By Dan Cossins | February 27, 2013

A team of physics students in the U.K. have worked out that spider silk could be strong and tough enough to stop a moving train.

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Behavior Brief

By Hannah Waters | January 31, 2012

A roundup of recent studies in behavior research

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