Wired Science highlights paper from Spider Lab: Nephila antipodiana’s chemical defense against ants

Spiders Coat Webs With Toxic Chemicals for Self-Defense | Wired Science | Wired.com

The paper is: Shichang Zhang, Teck Hui Koh, Wee Khee Seah, Yee Hing Lai, Mark A. Elgar, and Daiqin Li. A novel property of spider silk: chemical defence against ants. Proc R Soc B 2011 : rspb.2011.2193v1-rspb20112193 (Published online before print November 23, 2011, doi: 10.1098/rspb.2011.2193).

A novel property of spider silk: chemical defence against ants

Thanks to bio-alumni Lee Kee Seng’s highlight on facebook.

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