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The secret of how spiders catch their prey

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 08 December 2013 - 12:01 PM

Spun from silk, with the strength of steel but with extraordinary elasticity, a spider's web has long been regarded as one of Mother Nature's most amazing feats. Now scientists at Oxford University have revealed another unique quality - webs actively spring towards prey thanks to electrically conductive glue spread across their surface.

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