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Convo Starters: Spider Mindy to the Rescue: How Spider Silk Can Help the Planet!


Dennis has been hoarding single-use plastic containers for who knows how long. What unusual item that is normally tossed in the trash might you collect?


In this episode we find MIndy dressing up like a spider, head, eyes and abdomen included. What else has Mindy dressed up as in past shows you’ve listened to?


We learned how scientists may use a material inspired by spider silk to create a material that might help us eliminate single use plastics once and for all. What other problems do we need science to hurry up and solve?