August 25, 2021 5:34 pm
The bird dung crab spiders' glossy black-and-white patterning and foul odour are part of a mephitic masquerade that tricks predators that would otherwise seek to eat the spiders
October 01, 2019 6:16 pm
Scientists at the University of Bristol have shown that spiders can sense the electric field of the Earth, and use it for launching themselves into the air.
September 11, 2018 7:55 pm
Often kept as a pet in countries like Thailand and Vietnam, the rare jumping spider — the Hyllus diardi — was discovered in India, between two leaves, by a PhD scholar in a forest in Assam’s Kokrajhar district.
November 27, 2015 10:44 am
Neighbours reported a woman screaming hysterically, a man yelling "I'm going to kill you, you're dead! Die, Die" and sounds of furniture being tossed around.
November 09, 2014 12:03 am
Every time neurobiologists tried to look at the brains of jumping spiders, the spiders would explode. Now, researchers have devised a technique that allows them to peer in.
August 10, 2014 1:00 am
It had waited till the fly had exhausted itself and then walked up gingerly on those delicate stilt legs, and given it the killing bite.
January 26, 2011 2:59 pm
Are you scared of creepy crawlies? Then blame your mom and dad for it.
July 02, 2010 3:20 am
City-based researchers Mandar Kulkarni and Avinash Harpude have spotted a rare spider species Two-tailed Spiders (genus Murricia),which is not listed in the inventory of spiders in the state near Sasvad.
June 22, 2020 6:11 pm
Jumping spiders have excellent vision. To test it, scientists use a special machine of which there are only two in the world.
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