A spider that combs and pulls its silk to create sticky filaments could inspire a way to make long, strong nanofibers.
An insect-eating plant proves that evolved strategies can sometimes be just as effective as thinking through problems.
A museum volunteer got an amazing surprise when he came upon the rare creature, just emerged from its chrysalis.
The Dohrniphora flies quickly guillotine their prey with a long, sawlike proboscis, always targeting injured ants to avoid becoming dinner themselves.
Black widow spiders have rapidly evolved super lethal venom, such that the spiders are now building stronger webs to handle ever-bigger prey. Continue reading →
It has been an interesting year of discovery in the world of creepy crawlies and many-legged critters.
A starving female mantis is better than her well-fed counterparts at using pheromones to attract males, new research suggests.
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.
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