Pioneering doctor heals wounds with spider silk
01:56 - Source: CNN
CNN  — 

Professor Fritz Vollrath keeps his spiders in luxurious accommodation on the roof of Oxford University.

Dozens of plump Golden Orb Weavers cover the ceiling of a converted greenhouse, basking in the tropical humidity and lush foliage, as their intricate webs pluck delicacies from an ever-present swarm of flies.

“I don’t understand arachnophobia,” says Vollrath, as he inspects his brood.