Spiders Can Spin Electrostatic Charged Webs to Capture Prey

January 29, 2015 1:29 PM

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(Photo : Wikimedia) The Uloborus plumipes spins nanothread that is electrically charged to catch prey.

Researchers have discovered the common spider can spin filaments of silk on a nano-scale. This finding can lead to new technology to produce practical applications of an artificial version using nano fibers.

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