A new study on predatory spider strikes finds a tiny arachnid biting with record-setting swiftness.
The not-quite-a-spider fossil could shed light on the early evolutionary origins of modern-day spiders.
An arachnid in Australia hunts insects, fish and other aquatic fare by swimming on the water, fetching its meal and devouring it back on shore.
When it comes to encounters with black widow spiders, birds are warned by their vision while insects are doomed by theirs.
Bondage during mating can be a matter of life and death for the long-limbed arachnid.
Spiderman, spiderman, does whatever a spider can. Right? But what works for spidey doesn't work for us. How come we can't climb walls while animals such as geckos and spiders seem to stick to them like glue?
A plucky little spider has once again proved that size doesn’t matter by taking on — and beating — a much larger venomous snake.
The number of known tarantula species in the American Southwest has just doubled, and includes an all-black spider from Folsom Prison named Johnny Cash.
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