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Spider Silk Conducts Heat

• arclein
But spider silk has some interesting properties: it's very strong, very stretchy, only 4 microns thick (human hair is about 60 microns) and, according to some speculation, could be a good conductor of heat. But nobody had actually tested spider silk for its thermal conductivity. And so Wang, with partial support from the Army Research Office and the National