JUL 10, 2014 09:58 AM PDT

So that's how they do it! Spiders Tune In To Web's Music for Meals and Mates



Some of the toughest stuff in nature is spider silk — as strong, ounce for ounce, as nylon. And a silk web makes a great trap for prey, as well as a nice place for a spider to live. But scientists have learned that spiders can do something else quite extraordinary with their webs: They can "tune" them, like musical instruments.
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