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Keywords: Spider web
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (5): jeb215269.
Published: 28 February 2020
...Dakota Piorkowski; Todd A. Blackledge; Chen-Pan Liao; Anna-Christin Joel; Margret Weissbach; Chung-Lin Wu; I.-Min Tso ABSTRACT Composites, both natural and synthetic, achieve novel functionality by combining two or more constituent materials. For example, the earliest adhesive silk in spider webs...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (24): jeb213751.
Published: 12 December 2019
...Dinesh Rao; Horacio Tapia-McClung; Ajay Narendra ABSTRACT When an insect is intercepted by a spider web, spiders quickly locate the prey and run towards it. Once they make contact with the prey, they immobilise it and retrieve it to the centre of the web or the retreat for consumption. However...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (10): 1937–1949.
Published: 15 May 2005
... (SH) that the spider uses to move around the web. Gumfooted lines (GF) extend downward from the sheet to the substrate and are held under tension by the sheet. biomechanics continuous dynamic analysis (CDA) dynamic mechanical analysis (DMA) spider web major ampullate silk polymer...