Spider drinks graphene, spins web that can hold the weight of a human

These are not your friendly neighborhood spiders: scientists have mixed a graphene solution that when fed to spiders allows them to spin super-strong webbing. How strong? Strong enough to carry the weight of a person. And these spiders might soon be enlisted to help manufacture enhanced ropes and cables, possibly even parachutes for skydivers, reports The Sydney Morning Herald.

Link: https://www.mnn.com/green-tech/research-innovations/stories/amp/spider-spins-web-can-hold-weight-human-after-drinking-graphene

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