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Dec. 02, 2010

Bug Bytes Podcast -- Sticky Stuff

by The Bug Chicks

Listen now:

Bug Bytes explores the competitive world of spider silk research. Cutting edge research is dissected and we breakdown some silk basics. From metal enhanced silk to some startling work with goats, you’ll quickly get caught in the web. (original post December 2009)
 

Photos and Cool Links:

http://www.ssc.army.mil/about/pao/pubs/warrior/97/nov/silk2.jpg
http://news.mongabay.com/2009/1020-hance_golden_orb.html

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Bug Bytes is a collaboration between Solpugid Productions and Texas A&M University's Department of Entomology.You can subscribe to the Bug Bytes podcast on iTunes. It's free!

 
 

About The Bug Chicks

Kristie Reddick and Jessica Honaker are The Bug Chicks. They each have Masters Degrees in Entomology and love to teach people about insects and spiders.

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