11:43 am
Mon June 7, 2010

Goats produce a better spider silk for a variety of benefits.

Wyoming – It turns out that if you need a really good spider web, you may need to get it from a goat. Researchers at the University of Wyoming have genetically modified or altered goats, so that their milk contains spider silk. Wyoming Public Radio's Bob Beck reports that they then remove the silk from the milk for a variety of possible benefits.