Spider Webs Carry Information To Spider On Prey And Potential Mates

June 4, 2014 7:04 PM

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Spider Webs Carry Information To Spider On Prey And Potential Mates

Jun 04, 2014 03:03 PM EDT by Mary Nichols

While spider silk is well known for its maximum-strength properties, researchers have found that the silk can also carry vibrations across many frequencies - relaying information to the spider about prey, parts of the web that may need repair and even potential mates, writes Discovery News.

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