From July 1-9 Sean Blamires, Hamish Craig (UNSW), Jonas Wolff (Macquarie University) and Shichang Zhang and Dakota Piorkowski (Tunghai University) attended the 20th International Congress of Arachnology in Golden Colorado. We caught up with many fellow Arachnologists. From July 11-15 Sean Blamires and Hamish Craig visited the Molecular Science (NMR) Facility at Arizona State University…Details
Sean Blamires has published an article on the influences of environmental variability on spider web and silk properties entitled “You are What You Weave” in the October edition of Australasian Science Magazine. See http://www.australasianscience.com.au/article/issue-october-2015/you-are-what-you-weave.html
“Spiders adjust to their diets by spinning different webs”, NineMSN, March 17, 2015.
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“Researchers at the University of New South Wales have discovered that spiders build different types of webs when they encounter different types of prey.”