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Jun 4, 2014 10:20 AM ET // Richard Farrell
It turns out there is a lot more to spider webs than just their super-strong mechanical properties.
May 30, 2014 03:15 PM ET // Discovery News
These creatures show that you don't necessarily have to be fit to survive. You just have to look as unappetizing as possible.
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 27, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
Toothy barbs are perfectly suited for piercing the skeletons of prey and delivering a kiss of venom, a new study finds.
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 →
Apr 21, 2014 02:10 PM ET // Agata Blaszczak Boxe, LiveScience
Whether hobo spider bites are toxic to people has been a matter of debate, but a new study suggests the spider's venom may be less harmful thought.
Apr 12, 2014 12:30 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
Living harvestmen, more commonly called daddy longlegs, have one pair of eyes. But that wasn't the case 304 million years ago.
Feb 10, 2014 07:10 AM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
For some spider suitors, the arachnid equivalent of a box of chocolates is an insect wrapped in silk.
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