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Nanomaterials help spiders spin tougher silk

16 October 2017

Nanomaterials help spiders spin tougher silk

The silks’ high toughness and resistance to ultimate strain could be used in applications such as parachutes.

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Keywords: composites, materials, characteristics of technology, technological products

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