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Spider Webs Transmit Vibrations Like Guitar Strings

  • Deborah Block

Spider webs have something in common with guitar strings: Both can vibrate. Much like the strings of a strummed guitar, spider silk transmits vibrations across a range of frequencies. The quivering gives the spider information on prey and potential mates. VOA's Deborah Block has more.

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