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Oct 20, 2014 09:30 AM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
Known as the South American Goliath birdeater (Theraphosa blondi), the colossal arachnid is the world's largest spider.
Aug 27, 2014 09:10 AM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
Spiders get a personality boost from hanging out with the same group day in and day out, new research finds.
Aug 20, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Bigger, beefier spiders are emerging because, as a new study has found, some spiders love city and suburban living. Continue reading →
Jul 9, 2014 11:20 AM ET // George Dvorsky, io9.com
A computer graphics program brings an extinct predator back to virtual life.
Jun 4, 2014 10:20 AM ET // Richard Farrell
It turns out there is a lot more to spider webs than just their super-strong mechanical properties.
May 30, 2014 03:15 PM ET // Discovery News
These creatures show that you don't necessarily have to be fit to survive. You just have to look as unappetizing as possible.
May 29, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A spider has evolved a successful way to avoid being bothered: it masquerades as an unsavory pile. Continue reading →
May 27, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
Toothy barbs are perfectly suited for piercing the skeletons of prey and delivering a kiss of venom, a new study finds.
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