A behavioral ecologist has made a fascinating discovery that could challenge what we know of arachnids.
As if one spider wasn't bad enough - imagine being set upon by 1,000 of them in a giant web...
Scientists have determined that zinc-infused proteins enable spiders and insects to puncture tough skin.
Scientists have determined how sea creatures living in the depths of the polar oceans become so enormous.
Fossil spiders discovered in South Korea still have glowing eyes despite being over 110 million years old.
The eerie phenomenon, which can occur during hot, humid weather, is an arachnophobe's worst nightmare.
Footage from north-western Mexico shows why it's best not to poke at anything that's hiding inside a hole.
Scientists have discovered a horrifying new species of wasp in the depths of the Ecuadorian Amazon.
Peculiar surface features that resemble large spiders can be seen in the latest image from NASA's Mars orbiter.
Scientists have discovered a new species of wasp that lays its eggs on spiders using its massive stinger.
It turns out that spiders are able to stay airborne over vast distances using the Earth's natural electric fields.
Jumping spiders are capable of launching themselves six times their body length from a standing start.
A new study in Germany has suggested that we are born with an innate fear of snakes and spiders.
With bodies consisting almost entirely of legs, these undersea arthropods are truly bizarre creatures.
A family had to be evacuated from their home after a nest of spiders was found on a supermarket banana.
New research has revealed that spiders eat twice as much animal prey as humans do each year.
Scientists have discovered that some species of sea spider have been growing to abnormally large sizes.
It turns out that spiders are able to traverse expanses of water using their silk as a makeshift sail.
Scientists have been left perplexed after hordes of large spiders descended on the town of Maningrida.
A unique phenomenon has seen parts of the country covered in a glistening layer of silvery webbing.