Researchers in Sweden have unlocked of nature's biggest . They worked out how spiders make strong silk for their spider webs. The spider's silk is very . It is tougher than . For decades, scientists looked into what makes spider silk so . Finally, researchers in Sweden have found the . They found that a spider's silk gland has a special acid . This helps to make the silk very strong. The researchers copied this process and made artificial spider-web silk to stretch for one .
The new silk could be very useful. Doctors are in it for stitches. They also think it can help the skin after a burn and replace torn in the body. Airplane companies and makers of clothes also see many uses for the silk. A researcher spoke about how the discovery could be. She said: "This is the first example of [copying] spider silk spinning….This may allow industrial of artificial silk for bio-material applications or… textiles." The silk could be an important new for us in the future.