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  • SpiderVideo1
    Article

    Violins made with spiders' silk played in duet

    2016-06-22T00:00:00Z

    A violin made from a composite material including spiders’ silk has been developed at Imperial College London. Luca Alessandrini, a postgraduate from the Dyson School of Design Engineering, has made a prototype instrument from the material, which features three strands of golden silk, spun by an Australian ...

  • Spider_Silk_Violin
    News

    New prototype violin made with spiders’ silk

    2016-06-21T00:00:00Z

    The composite material, which uses the silk’s vibrating properties, has been developed at Imperial College London