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Researchers discover that spider webs have unusual properties of strong squeezing and twisting when high working, which makes it possible to use it to create artificial muscles, various robotic drives and mechanisms. Cobweb is known to be one of the most durable materials. other unusual properties. The discovery was made by accident when the team studied the effect of moisture on the secret of the spider’s glands.. After exposure to a working environment of 70% in a chamber with a controlled environment, the load suspended on the threads began to rotate, and the web was strongly compressed. Through laboratory experiments and molecular model researchers, the researchers determined the effect is due to the presence of an amino acid called proline in the web. It was found that this occurs when interacting with a hydrogen fiber, which occurs in one direction… Despite the discovery, scientists have not established the exact biological significance of this spider…

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