Blue Tarantulas and Biomimetics – An Exclusive Interview

blue tarantula

What do blue tarantulas, biomimetics, STEM education, and crowdfunding all have in common? Quite a lot when you ask Bill Hsiung, a biomimicry fellow in The University of Akron’s Integrated Bioscience Ph.D. program.

I recently got a chance to interview Mr. Hsiung about his work with blue tarantulas, which has entered the next phase of research and is currently using crowdfunding to make it happen.

If you’re into biology, biomimetics, biotechnology, nanotechnology, STEM education, spiders, etc., then this is the article for you!

You can read the full article and interview on


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