Spiders


Jumping Spiders can Hear Sound without Eardrums

Jumping Spiders can Hear Sound without Eardrums

Jumping spiders can perceive airborne sound despite not having ears or ear drums, finds a new study.The family of jumping spide...

Nov 1 2016, 9:53am CDT

Spiders Can Hear You From Across The Room

Spiders Can Hear You From Across The Room

It looks like spiders have no sense of sound as have no ears yet they can detect you approaching them....

Oct 14 2016, 5:56am CDT

Australian Spiders Cover Town in Giant Web

Australian Spiders Cover Town in Giant Web

If you live in an area where there is flooding, you know that you have to get up and move your family away at times. However, w...

Jun 10 2016, 8:54am CDT

Trap-Jaw Spiders Strike Prey With Lightning Speed

Trap-Jaw Spiders Strike Prey With Lightning Speed: Watch

Scientists have found that trap-jaw spiders tend to attack their victims with very fast reflexes....

Apr 8 2016, 5:49am CDT

305 Million Years Old Arachnid Hold Clues to the Origin of Spiders

305 Million Year Old Arachnid Holds Clues to the Origin of Spiders

The fossil of an ancient arachnid marks the bridge between early arachnids and modern spiders....

Mar 31 2016, 1:10am CDT

Millions of Spiders Weave a Giant Spiderweb in Tennessee Suburb

Millions of Spiders Weave a Giant Spiderweb in Tennessee Suburb

The giant blanket of spider web is almost half-mile long and looks like a scene out of horror movie....

Nov 23 2015, 7:59pm CST

Wasps Turn Spiders into Zombies to Build Nests

Wasps Turn Spiders into Zombies to Build Nests

Wasp larvae have a tendency of colonizing spiders. These then become zombies who will build nesting grounds....

Aug 6 2015, 7:43am CDT

Hot Science Summer: Sailing Spiders, Seahorse Tails and Mammoth DNA

Hot Science Summer: Sailing Spiders, Seahorse Tails and Mammoth DNA

Scientists kicked off the summer with incredible research results that keep us wanting for more. Her are the science highlights...

Jul 6 2015, 5:35am CDT

Spiders Know How to Sail on Water

Spiders Know How to Sail on Water

This is going to blow your geek mind. Spiders know how to sail. They use their legs as sails to travel vast distances. To stop...

Jul 3 2015, 12:50am CDT

Baby Spiders Rain Down in Australia

Baby Spiders Rain Down in Australia

It almost seemed to be a hoax. But as they say, truth is stranger than fiction. It’s raining spiders in the Land Down Under tha...

May 19 2015, 8:39am CDT

Thousands of Brown Recluse Spiders Force Family To Abandon Home

Thousands of Brown Recluse Spiders Force Family To Abandon Home

“It's not going to kill you, but it will make you wish you were dead a lot of the time."...

Oct 16 2014, 8:10pm CDT

Spiders in gasoline tanks forces Mazda to recall sedans

Spiders in gasoline tanks forces Mazda to recall sedans

Are yellow sac spiders to be blamed for the reported fuel leaks in some Mazda6 sedans?...

Apr 5 2014, 4:39am CDT

Spiders in Bananas Cause Panic

Spiders in Bananas Cause Panic

The discovery of venomous spiders in bananas has caused widespread panic in the UK. A family has even had to evacuate its home...

Nov 6 2013, 4:30am CST