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One Glue, Two Functions


October 2, 2012

a common house spider, Achaearanea tepidariorum University of Akron polymer scientists and biologists have discovered that a house spider--in order to more efficiently capture different types of prey--performs an uncommon feat. It tailors one glue to demonstrate two adhesive strengths: Firm and weak. Full Story

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