Navy invests in sticky study of spider webs

08/8/2013 | Standard-Examiner (Ogden, Utah)

The U.S. Navy has funded research by Utah State University to study spider webs in wet conditions that could lead to development of an underwater adhesive. "Spiders successfully attach webs to rocks, trees and other surfaces right next to water in very humid environments. We're trying to see if we can produce this material synthetically, test its adhesive properties and duplicate its function," said Randy Lewis, who is heading up the research team.

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