Scientists unravel mysteries of spider silk to create bulletproof vests, artificial tendons

Scientists unravel the mysteries of spider silk.

Scientists unravel mysteries of spider silk to create bulletproof vests, artificial tendons

Science Recorder | James Fluere | Monday, January 28, 2013

Scientists from Arizona State University have unraveled the mysteries of spider silk using a laser light scattering technique. "Spider silk has a unique combination of mechanical strength and elasticity that make it one of the toughest materials we know," said lead researcher Jeffery Yarger of Arizona State University's Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, in a statement... To continue reading, subscribe to Science Recorder today.

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