Death from black widow spider bites is very rare, but getting bitten is no party either. Continue reading →
A kinky fish and a cartwheeling spider are just two of the recently named top 10 new species for 2015.
Millions of tiny spiders recently fell from the sky in Australia, alarming residents whose properties were suddenly covered with not only the creepy critters, but also mounds of their silky threads.
A desert spider lets her young eat her from the inside out as soon as they're born. Now that's dedication.
The tarantula is a fast-moving spider, but it's not always a coordinated one, a new study finds.
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 →
Arachnids optimize the size, strength and stickiness of their webs for catching whatever prey is around.
In lab-dish tests, seven compounds obtained from venom blocked a protein crucial for transmitting the sensation of pain to the human brain.
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