"Spiders" tag

Eye of the spider…or not

A German scientist has discovered the world’s first eyeless huntsman spider.

Arachnophobia cured within three hours

Brain scans show long-term effects of therapy to reduce fears.

The elusive ladybird spider

With a striking red abdomen decorated with six black spots, the male ladybird spider is one of the world’s most fascinating — and elusive — creatures. This spider (Eresus cinnaberinus) is an endangered…

Choosing the right partner is a survival skill

  Love is a battlefield — and the male wasp spider (Argiope bruennichi) is one of its survivors.

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