Scientists Created A Wire That Acts Like A Spider's Web
The wiring can be stretched and retracted while staying taut.By Ben Lawson | May 18, 2016
Spiderwebs are proven to be notoriously difficult for scientists to recreate, no matter what popular culture has taught you.
But researchers have recreated the method that allows a spider's web to be stretched and then snapped back, leaving very little slack in the line.
Spider webbing contains tiny droplets of a watery glue, which is used in part to keep prey from escaping the web.