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US, Slovenian scientists discover new protein in toughest spider silk

Ljubljana, 14 August - A group of US and Slovenian scientists researching the toughest biological material - the dragline silk produced by Darwin's bark spider - have discovered a new protein, which they believe helps to make it so unusually strong.

Ljubljana
Darwin's bark spider.
Photo: Courtesy of Matjaž Gregorič

Ljubljana
Darwin's bark spider.
Photo: Courtesy of Matjaž Gregorič

Ljubljana
Darwin's bark spider.
Photo: Courtesy of Matjaž Gregorič

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