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May 27, 2015 10:26 AM ET // Lori Cuthbert
Death from black widow spider bites is very rare, but getting bitten is no party either. Continue reading →
May 21, 2015 09:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A kinky fish and a cartwheeling spider are just two of the recently named top 10 new species for 2015.
May 19, 2015 10:06 AM ET // Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
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.
May 8, 2015 10:20 AM ET // FoxNews.com/Science
A desert spider lets her young eat her from the inside out as soon as they're born. Now that's dedication.
Apr 2, 2015 09:15 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
The tarantula is a fast-moving spider, but it's not always a coordinated one, a new study finds.
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.
Mar 4, 2015 10:20 AM ET // AFP
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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