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Aug 18, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The spiders smoothly soar through the air and make strategic, head-first landings on desired spots.
Aug 5, 2015 11:27 AM ET // Danny Clemens, DSCOVRD
Male wolf spiders learn how to copy each others' dance routines to impress the female set.
Aug 5, 2015 06:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
If you think your life's bad, consider a spider that's turned into a zombie, brainwashed into building a home, and then killed when the job's done.
Jun 1, 2015 01:26 PM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
The wooing only works if the females can feel these vibrations.
Mar 27, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Traits associated with butterflies, lobsters and spiders are all present in a newly found super ancient creature that gave rise to these and other modern species. Continue reading →
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.
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 →
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.
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