Researchers develop 'liquid wire' that acts like spider silk

  • metta

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    May 18, 2016 3:56 PM GMT
    Researchers develop 'liquid wire' that acts like spider silk

    And the nature-inspired threads could have a wide range of applications.




    http://www.engadget.com/2016/05/16/researchers-develop-liquid-wire-spider-silk/
  • Destinharbor

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    May 18, 2016 4:11 PM GMT
    They're calling it wire which suggests a metal but the article says it can be constructed of most anything. Fascinating. My first thought is clothing with sensors monitoring all kinds of things. I'm sure some bright boy will conjure up a much more interesting application....
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    May 18, 2016 8:42 PM GMT
    self-repairing socks? cool.