Spiders harness the power of music`

Spider silk, when plucked like a guitar string, transmits vibrations across a wide range of frequencies so that its sound carries information about prey, mates, and the structural integrity of a web, scientists say.

Spider silk inspires stronger adhesives

Researchers after getting inspired from spider Silk are trying to develop more efficient and stronger commercial and biomedical adhesives that could, for example, potentially attach tendons to bones or bind fractures.

Soon, synthetic spider silk that`s five times stronger than steel

Synthetic spider silk that`s five times stronger than steel speeding toward commercial reality.

Carbon nanotubes coated spider silk set to transform electric wire industry

A researcher has made a material by combining spider`s silk and carbon nanotubes that can be used as carbon nanotubes.

Super spider silk opens way to nano medical devices

Scientists in the United States said Tuesday they had coated spider silk with carbon nanotubes, creating a fibre that is not only super-strong but also conducts electricity.

Mysteries of spider silk unraveled

Scientists at Arizona State University are on the brink of understanding what makes the spider`s spun fibre - weight for weight - at least five times as strong as piano wire.

Scientists make bulletproof skin

It may not be far away when human skin could resist a speeding bullet.

Genetic spider silk could lead to stroger fibres

Scientists have genetically engineered silkworms to make artificial spider silk, a breakthrough that could lead to the development of stronger fibres for textiles, bandages.

Spider silk may be the answer for artificial skin

The secret to creating artificial skin may lie in spider silk -- the toughest known natural material, scientists say.

Spider silk may be the answer for artificial skin

The secret to creating artificial skin may lie in spider silk -- the toughest known natural material.

Genetically engineered silkworms to produce spider silk

Researchers have successfully produced transgenic silkworms capable of spinning artificial spider silks.

Spider silk milked from goats may be used to knit bones

Spider silk milked from goats may be used to replace body``s strained tendons, ligaments and bones in the future.

Spider silk milked from goats may be used to knit bones

Spider silk milked from goats may be used to replace body``s strained tendons, ligaments and bones in the future.