This crazy spider can accelerate 26 times faster than NASA’s shuttle.
Birds of Paradise have similar structures.
The National Aeronautics and Spider Silk Administration is very excited about this study.
So that’s why…
The creepy sight was triggered by warming conditions. It should disappear on its own and poses no threat to locals.
This is so electric!
Spiders, goblins, and brownies.
Spiders ride the wind!
This study might help scientists build a new generation of super-agile micro-robots.
Spider meets scorpion.
The monkeys used in the study will be sent to an animal sanctuary.
Though they might look goofy, these assassins are ruthless killers.
This cute fellow has unique nanoscale structures that break light like a prism.
It’s amazing how nature can evolve sometimes.
The artificial spider silk is non-toxic and the manufacturing process is sustainable.
It’s better than Batman.
In China’s Yunnan rain forest, one exploring arachnologist came across one of the most peculiar spider species ever.
Tingling spider senses.
The findings could have implications for the survival of modern animals in the face of global warming.
. Perhaps the most impressive feature of spider silk is that it’s taut even when it’s been stretched to several times its original size. Inspired by the orb spider’s silk, researchers at University of Oxford and the Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris made their own artificial spider silk thread that extends like a solid, but compresses like a liquid.