Spider Web

New Discovery Suggests That Spider Web Strands Are Nanofiber Cables

A deep secret of spider webs has now been unveiled, and it is certain now that their web strands actually nanofibers that together comprise flat ribbon-like cables. More Insights into the Spider Web Study Atomic force microscopy was used by Hannes Schniepp and Qijue Wang to determine that the web strands of the brown recluse spider showcase cable-like properties. One single strand of spider silk, i.e. a web strand of