Spider silk could inspire high-tech fog-catching nets, researchers say

02/3/2010 | Yahoo!

The extraordinary ability of spider silk to trap water from the air can be traced to its protein fibers that change structure once they come in contact with humidity, according to Chinese researchers. The finding could inspire the development of man-made fibers that could serve useful in fog collection and in manufacturing processes to collect water from the air, the researchers said.

View Full Article in:

Yahoo!

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Senior or Principal Consultant
PAREXEL International
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide
MGR POST MARKET STUDIES - 14000001LK
Abbott
Santa Ana, CA
Senior Financial Analyst - Growing Manager Care Health Org
Fallon Community Health Plan
Worcester, MA
Assistant General Counsel, Regulatory
Cardinal Health
Waukegan, IL
Chief Executive Officer
UCare Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN