30 June 2011, 08:00 PM ET
A tarantula's heart, revealed by an MRI.
09 June 2011, 11:26 AM ET
Check out these amazing arachnid scuba divers.
09 June 2011, 11:18 AM ET
Their underwater air bubbles can sustain them for more than a day.
23 May 2011, 12:00 PM ET
Fungi, spiders and bugs also top the list.
23 May 2011, 12:00 PM ET
Leech, bacteria, spiders and bugs top the list.
23 May 2011, 08:52 AM ET
Two Golden Orb spiders, launched on STS-134, are not lethal to humans, but can cause allergic reactions. ISS crew is studying their adaptation to micro-gravity.
20 May 2011, 02:34 PM ET
Scientists uncover the face of a fossilized spider in amber.
20 May 2011, 02:24 PM ET
Creepy-crawly spiders from around the globe.
21 April 2011, 11:46 AM ET
Stenoops peckorum is a newly discovered species of goblin spider from southern Florida likes to hunt its prey instead of catching it in its web.
15 April 2011, 04:12 PM ET
Floods in Pakistan drove spiders to build high.
28 March 2011, 12:32 PM ET
Fears come in all varieties from animal phobias to fear of closed spaces or heights.
23 February 2011, 01:01 PM ET
A creature called a walking cactus may reveal the evolution of bugs and crustaceans.
12 November 2010, 05:39 AM ET
Researchers are trying to figure out the properties of the glue-like substance that spiders deposit along the rings of silk in their webs that give the web its stickiness
27 October 2010, 02:13 AM ET
The strategy gives them a threefold advantage of becoming spider daddies.
26 October 2010, 01:15 PM ET
The bugs make like ensnared prey to catch snakes off-guard before stabbing them with their sharp mouthparts.
05 October 2010, 02:05 PM ET
Two month long expeditions to New Guinea turn up almost 200 new species.
24 September 2010, 04:52 AM ET
Here's the secret to the web's supercharged toughness.
03 September 2010, 02:03 AM ET
Carnivorous plants and spiders may compete for insects in the wild.
02 August 2010, 01:01 PM ET
Male spiders can be tens of times smaller and weigh one hundredth of what their female counterparts weigh, and new research shows that these size differences may be in part due to a spider behavior called bridging.
29 July 2010, 08:23 AM ET
Unlock spider silk secrets can open the door to better brain implants, new drug-delivery systems, and degradable and flexible electronics.
13 May 2010, 04:50 AM ET
A spider that only eats ants is choosy about what body parts of its prey it devours based on their nutritional value, a new study suggests.
12 May 2010, 07:04 AM ET
No synthetic fiber can even come close to the strength and flexibility of spider silk. A new study helps reveal why.
08 April 2010, 04:59 PM ET
Bugs, fungus and other life forms have been discovered trapped in amber from the time of dinosaurs.
02 March 2010, 04:36 AM ET
Scientists have created a flat surface patterned after the body hair of spiders that refuses to get wet.
18 February 2010, 12:18 AM ET
Humans may be born with a fear of spiders and snakes, healthy phobias that up the odds of survival in the wild.
11 January 2010, 06:26 AM ET
Scientists discovered a previously unknown spider in dunes in Israel.
31 December 2009, 01:32 PM ET
Doctors are surprised to find tarantula hairs sticking out of the cornea of a patient.
30 November 2009, 03:00 AM ET
Well-placed decoys help orb spiders elude attack.
02 November 2009, 03:32 AM ET
Some male spiders must court females for more than an hour to avoid a premature death.
30 October 2009, 04:04 PM ET
Scientists discover ancient silken threads from a spider web embalmed in amber.
27 October 2009, 05:47 AM ET
Related spiders cooperate better and are more efficient at foraging for food than those that aren't related, a new study says.
26 October 2009, 11:05 AM ET
The smell of blood is a sexy scent for jumping spiders.
20 October 2009, 04:07 PM ET
Largest orb-weaving spider turns up in museum collections.
12 October 2009, 08:05 AM ET
One jumping spider has turned vegetarian.
12 October 2009, 07:57 AM ET
Unlike most spiders, this Central American jumping spider species feeds on leaf-tips, rather than on insects - at least most of the time!
05 August 2009, 08:40 AM ET
Some beetles play possum, and for the same reason that possums do: to avoid attention from predators.