Gene for Key Spider-Silk Protein Found

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  • Sep 4 2010 10:27 AM

    Wendy Marsters

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In this National Geographic News article, read about how scientists have identified the gene for the main protein that female spiders use to make their silken egg cases. The finding could help engineers in their quest to develop applications using artificial spider silk. Links to other stories, photos, videos and Web sites are also found on this page.

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