Tuesday, February 28, 2017

With all of the news from NASA about a new solar system discovery, it’s equally exciting to find out that spider silk from the recluse spider may be the material used to create space clothing as well as other equipment needed to make traveling to distant planets possible. Although the recluse is known for its dangerous bite, its new reputation may be for the way it is going to change the way humans live. Because the recluse shows scientists just how its spinner works, unlike many other spiders, they are now able to recreate this action for bulk production.
For more on the recluse, its incredible silk and the future of spider silk, check out this link:

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