Gallery: Scientists Discover That Spider Silk Conducts Heat 800 Times B...


From violin strings to beautiful golden garments, delicate spider silk is good for much more than trapping delicious insects. Scientists at Iowa State University have put the organic threads to the test, and found that spider silk is an incredible natural heat conductor. The stretchy substance conducts heat 800 times better than any other organic material!

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