Useless information #11 – Who builds this?

One single entity produces all of the above products:

  • A glue that adheres in five milliseconds.
  • A material soluble in water but… produced in water.
  • A flexible fiber… without elasticity.
  • Other type of fiber ten times more resistant than Kevlar.

The chemistry engineering wonder responsible for all this is

the Spider!

who else?

Spiders are also very efficient building their webs because they need very little protein amounts to do it. And since they can ingest the webs and be ready to rebuild in about 30 minutes they are also a great at recycling.

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sources:1, 2, 3

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