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  • Porcus
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Spider silk violin strings in Phys. Rev. Letters
Although the science is probably more of novelty value than practical use to the average HA reader, I thought I'd share this one:
http://prl.aps.org/accepted/L/25078Ye0Yef1...5e7914a797506ee


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Eagerly awaiting a comparison report between this and nanotube strings.

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What Would Stradivari Do?

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What Would Stradivari Do?


Knowing what these strings are made of would scare the hell out of me. I'd certainly never take a job at their factory.