Top 11 Quotes & Sayings by Cheryl Hayashi

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Cheryl Hayashi

Cheryl Y. Hayashi is a biologist who specializes in the evolution and functional properties of spider silk. She is a curator, professor, and director of comparative biology research at the American Museum of Natural History, while also serving as the director of the Sackler Institute for Comparative Genomics. She was a graduate of Yale University, a professor at University California Riverside, and a 2007 MacArthur Fellow.

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For me, each day begins and ends with wanting to learn a little more about the secrets of spider silk.
Some spider silks are really strong, but not all of them are. The ones that are really strong can actually rival steel and approach the tensile strength of Kevlar. Thus far, the dragline silk seems to be the strongest.
You don't work with spiders very long before you start noticing how important silk is to their life and just how special that is for spiders. — © Cheryl Hayashi
You don't work with spiders very long before you start noticing how important silk is to their life and just how special that is for spiders.
The very first thing on the docket is to have the opportunity to travel to look at spiders in other parts of the world. I know there are really cool silks out there.
It's like the spiders are sharing an ancient secret with me, and that's why I'm going to spend the rest of my life studying spider silk.
To borrow from the writings of a spider named Charlotte: 'Silk is terrific!'
The next time you see a spider web, please, pause and look a little closer. You'll be seeing one of the most high-performance materials known to man.
I always like jumping spiders. They're just so darn cute.
I certainly wasn't the kind of kid that grew up collecting bugs and spiders.
With all due respect to arachnophobes, I love spiders. Some might call me obsessed, but I've been studying spiders and spider silks for many years now and don't see an end in sight. There is simply too much to do.
Cheryl and spiders: It kind of just goes together now.
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