Nanotubes 3 (image) University of Cincinnati Share Print E-Mail Caption The carbon fibers can be spooled into strong, conductive thread. Like spider silk, it is stretchy and strong. Credit Joseph Fuqua II/UC Creative Services Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.