Spiders

Loner Spiders Prevail as Pioneers

Loner Spiders Prevail as Pioneers

October 7, 2016

Researchers at the University of Riverside, California have found spiders that move by themselves, as opposed to with a group, have higher survival rates. Read More

Fossil Provides Glimpse into Origins of Spiders

Fossil Provides Glimpse into Origins of Spiders

April 11, 2016

Scientists have discovered a well-preserved 305 million-year-old arachnid that is "almost a spider" in France, NPR reported. In a new journal article, they say the fossil sheds some light on the origins of "true" spiders. Read More

Vetter Pens New Book on the Brown Recluse Spider

Vetter Pens New Book on the Brown Recluse Spider

March 2, 2015

‘The Brown Recluse Spider,’ a new publication from spider expert Rick Vetter being published by Cornell University Press, educates readers regarding the biology of the spider and medical aspects of its bites, to reduce the incidence of misdiagnoses, and to quell misplaced anxiety. Read More