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Jul 2, 2015 08:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Spiders can travel the world by sea, air and land, covering vast distances with ease.
Jun 24, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The prehistoric animal is so bizarre that, for years, scientists couldn’t figure out which side of it was the front and which was the back.
Jun 1, 2015 01:26 PM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
The wooing only works if the females can feel these vibrations.
Apr 2, 2015 09:15 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
The tarantula is a fast-moving spider, but it's not always a coordinated one, a new study finds.
Mar 18, 2015 08:50 AM ET // Anna Salleh, ABC Science Online
Arachnids optimize the size, strength and stickiness of their webs for catching whatever prey is around.
Mar 4, 2015 10:20 AM ET // AFP
In lab-dish tests, seven compounds obtained from venom blocked a protein crucial for transmitting the sensation of pain to the human brain.
Mar 2, 2015 12:15 PM ET // Agata Blaszczak Boxe, LiveScience
Two gorgeous new species of peacock spiders nicknamed 'Skeletorus' and 'Sparklemuffin' have been discovered in Australia.
Feb 10, 2015 04:33 AM ET
Set aside your fears, arachnophobes, and check out our collection of downright strange spiders. See what tricks these special creatures use to keep themselves safe and fool their prey into making fatal missteps.
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