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    David Onche

    In God, a Spider's Web is Stronger than a Brick Wall

    By David Onche Comments (2)
    During World War 2, a soldier was separated from his unit on an island. The fighting had been intense, and in the smoke and the crossfire he had lost touch with his comrades. Alone in the jungle, he could hear enemy soldiers coming in his...
    • Paul Kemp Administrator
      By Paul Kemp Administrator

      A Argiope aUrantia (Black and Yellow Garden Spider) 

      The Web of Wonder

      The tensile strength of spider silk is greater than the same weight of steel and has much greater elasticity. Its microstructure is under investigation for potential applications in industry, including bullet-proof vests and artificial tendons. Researchers have used genetically modified mammals to produce the proteins needed to make this material.[8][9][10]



    • Ronald Fournier
      By Ronald Fournier

      Really loved that story. And now we can use our "web" sites to help each other :)