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Nov 6, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Insects and other creepy crawlies have extremely long family histories. Here are some bugs with impressively long lineages.
Nov 3, 2014 03:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
The news might come as a surprise to New Englanders, who didn't think this local spider's bite had any effect on humans.
Oct 30, 2014 12:25 PM ET // Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
A lot of the fear surrounding spiders is based on myths, not facts, according to the experts who study these eight-legged creatures.
Oct 27, 2014 11:15 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
Famed for its excellent vision and pouncing skills, has long been an enigma to neurobiologists.
Oct 21, 2014 04:55 PM ET // Richard Farrell
These spiders have super leg-spans and cunning attitudes to match their size.
Oct 20, 2014 09:30 AM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
Known as the South American Goliath birdeater (Theraphosa blondi), the colossal arachnid is the world's largest spider.
Aug 27, 2014 09:10 AM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
Spiders get a personality boost from hanging out with the same group day in and day out, new research finds.
Jun 20, 2014 03:15 PM ET // Richard Farrell
A study of thousands of blacklegged ticks showed that the tiny arachnids would more often than expected deliver two diseases at once.
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