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Nov 21, 2014 09:31 AM ET
What do Jennifer Lopez, Ozzy Osbourne and John Lennon all have in common? It sure isn't the music, of course. All three have had newly discovered animals named after them. Trace and Joe tell us about their animal counterparts.
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 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.
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