Posts Tagged ‘spiders’

Small Buggy Fossils

Monday, April 14th, 2014
Bees, la brea tar pits, daddy longlegs, fossils, leafcutter, huntsmen, spiders

Fossils of bees and daddy longlegs reveal unknown features and habitats.

Will You Be Mine?

Friday, February 14th, 2014
valentines, valentine, mating, romance, love, animals, minks, spiders, sea slugs, bats, lyrebirds, mice, monkeys, birds, zoos

Learn what animals will do for love…

Lou Reed, Giants and Farmers

Friday, November 1st, 2013
spiders, lou reed, fungi, fungus, bacteria, dinosaurs, giants, gigantism, sauropods

This week’s science news round-up includes musical spiders, gigantic dinosaurs and farming fungi.

Happy Halloween!

Thursday, October 31st, 2013
pigbutt worm, spiders, goblins, zombies, vampires, monsters, halloween

Are you ready for some frightful tales from nature?

Web Help

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013
spiders, webs, silk, spider, uc berkeley, Victor Manuel Ortega-Jimenez, flight, lab, insects, charged, electric

When capturing insects in their webs, spiders get a little help from electricity…

Successful Cruelty of Spiders

Thursday, May 16th, 2013
cannibals, cannibalism, spiders, males, females, mating, docile, aggressive

Two recent publications demonstrate why spiders get a bad rap…

Assassin Spiders

Monday, March 11th, 2013

This super family of spiders allow researchers to look millions of years in Earth’s past.

How Science Works

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012
Screen shot 2012-11-05 at 10.07.53 AM

How does science work? Kind of like a pinball machine. Check it out! The Academy’s Charles Griswold takes us through the process of science with an exciting new spider discovery.

Attack of the Ancient Spider

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

“Will you walk into my parlor?” said the Spider to the… Wasp?


Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

There’s a new, unusual spider in town!

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