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High-speed spinning yields some of the toughest spider silk ever found

A jumping spider sitting on a leaf.

The zebra jumping spider unfurls silk at up to 7 centimetres per second without sacrificing product quality. Credit: Shutterstock

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Nature 599, 535 (2021)

doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-021-03443-0

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    Chen, A., Kim, K. & Shamble, P. S. Curr. Biol. 31, R1422–R1423 (2021).

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