webs {asbio}R Documentation

Spider web length data

Description

Gosline et al. (1984) applied heat to strands of spider web to determine whether the structure underlying webs was rubber-like. Data are estimated from a scatterplot in Gosline et al..

Usage

data(webs)

Format

The dataframe contains 4 columns

obs

Observation number.

relative length

Relative strand strand length after heat application.

temp.C

Temp in degrees Celsius.

residuals

Residuals from the linear model length~temp.C.

Source

Gosline, J. M., Denny, M. W. and Demont, M. E. (1984). Spider silk as rubber. Nature 309, 551-552.


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