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Using Spider-Web Patterns To Determine ToxicityMethod of determining toxicities of chemicals involves recording and analysis of spider-web patterns. Based on observation spiders exposed to various chemicals spin webs that differ, in various ways, from normal webs. Potential alternative to toxicity testing on higher animals.
Document ID
19950065352
Document Type
Other - NASA Tech Brief
Authors
Noever, David A. (NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Huntsville, AL, United States)
Cronise, Raymond J. (NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Huntsville, AL, United States)
Relwani, Rachna A. (NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Huntsville, AL, United States)
Date Acquired
August 17, 2013
Publication Date
April 1, 1995
Publication Information
Publication: NASA Tech Briefs
Volume: 19
Issue: 4
ISSN: 0145-319X
Subject Category
LIFE SCIENCES
Report/Patent Number
MFS-28921
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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