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Jan 27, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Discovery News
A spider that combs and pulls its silk to create sticky filaments could inspire a way to make long, strong nanofibers.
Jan 9, 2015 12:20 PM ET // Discovery News
A museum volunteer got an amazing surprise when he came upon the rare creature, just emerged from its chrysalis.
Jan 8, 2015 09:45 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
The Dohrniphora flies quickly guillotine their prey with a long, sawlike proboscis, always targeting injured ants to avoid becoming dinner themselves.
Jan 6, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
European fire ants, which already are harassing people and pets with their nasty stings, may also be helping to destroy ecosystems as well. Continue reading →
Jan 6, 2015 12:01 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Black widow spiders have rapidly evolved super lethal venom, such that the spiders are now building stronger webs to handle ever-bigger prey. Continue reading →
Dec 18, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
As you sip your morning cup of Joe just know that one or more creatures likely had sex in it.
Dec 17, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Anna Salleh, ABC Science Online
A starving female mantis is better than her well-fed counterparts at using pheromones to attract males, new research suggests.
Dec 10, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
During your next flight, consider that one or more of these unsavory organisms will be in the cabin with you.
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