It is only the latest in a long line of arachnid ear explorers.
Biotech is quickly advancing the world of textiles to give vegans animal-free options to stay cozy.
The Futurecraft Biofabric will be 100 percent biodegradable, according to the apparel company.
Spider silk is for more than just making webs.
Bioengineered spider silk could be the textile of the future.
Spiders that make themselves "balloons" to fly can also fashion "sails" to cross water.
One company is working with the established silk industry in Vietnam to mass-produce the new material.
Lab-made silk could lead to new supermaterials.
Scientists have found amazing uses for the humble spider silk, but it's really hard to procure.
The hot news in the insect world today is that University of Wyoming researchers are trying to genetically modify silkworms to spin spider silk, which is pound-for-pound stronger than steel. Unlike the silk that silkworms normally spin, which is...