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Nov 15, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Some spiders are such ant wanna-be's that they resemble, act like, and hang out with ants, even forming mini colonies to foil ant-hating predators.
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.
Aug 20, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Bigger, beefier spiders are emerging because, as a new study has found, some spiders love city and suburban living. Continue reading →
May 29, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A spider has evolved a successful way to avoid being bothered: it masquerades as an unsavory pile. Continue reading →
May 6, 2014 06:38 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Check out the gymnastic-like moves of the "somersault spider," the world's only known spider to move via backsprings. Continue reading →
Jan 2, 2014 01:10 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A video gone viral looks like a creepy clump of spiders, but it's actually a cluster of harmless tiny critters trying to keep warm. Continue reading →
Dec 30, 2013 03:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A caterpillar benefits from a trait that makes others recoil: toxic halitosis. Continue reading →
Jul 8, 2013 08:09 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Spider webs attract prey that's electrically charged, helping to explain why spider silk is so light and flexible. Continue reading →