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“Insects and Arachnids”

Jun 24, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The prehistoric animal is so bizarre that, for years, scientists couldn’t figure out which side of it was the front and which was the back.
Jun 23, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
The streamlined shape of this tiny robot could help search-and-rescue teams explore tight spaces.
Jun 17, 2015 05:12 AM ET
The strength of spider silk has been popularized in movies, but is it actually that strong?
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 14, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Flies experience fear similar to the way that we do, and even need to calm down after an angry human or other threat scares them.
May 13, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
One of the best escape moves in nature is performed by the trap-jaw ant, which uses its jaws to hurl itself backward--performing multiple backflips in the process.
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.
May 1, 2015 12:31 PM ET // Lori Cuthbert
The roach looked like a sci-fi monster and was a fearsome night-time hunter.
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