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Apr 7, 2016 04:46 PM ET // Richard Farrell
A new study on predatory spider strikes finds a tiny arachnid biting with record-setting swiftness.
Mar 30, 2016 05:15 PM ET // Discovery News
The not-quite-a-spider fossil could shed light on the early evolutionary origins of modern-day spiders.
Mar 10, 2016 01:56 PM ET // Discovery News
An arachnid in Australia hunts insects, fish and other aquatic fare by swimming on the water, fetching its meal and devouring it back on shore.
Mar 2, 2016 12:06 PM ET // Discovery News
When it comes to encounters with black widow spiders, birds are warned by their vision while insects are doomed by theirs.
Feb 27, 2016 08:00 AM ET // Mindy Weisberger, LiveScience
Bondage during mating can be a matter of life and death for the long-limbed arachnid.
Feb 17, 2016 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A batch of new spiders that grab their victims, including threatening humans, have just been found in Brazil.
Feb 4, 2016 06:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The number of known tarantula species in the American Southwest has just doubled, and includes an all-black spider from Folsom Prison named Johnny Cash.
Feb 2, 2016 12:27 PM ET // Discovery News
A male daddy longlegs spider’s amorous moment some 99 million years ago in modern-day Burma was captured forever.
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