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Episode 8 – Spinners and Weavers

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Episode 8 – Spinners and WeaversEpisode 8 – Spinners and Weavers

Spiders spin intricate webs using silk, an incredibly strong material, and some birds can weave complicated nests from strips of leaves. What are the processes behind the building of these complex structures and could we adapt spider silk to benefit us?

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