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Spiders are threatened by climate change, even the biggest arachnophobes should be worried
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Spiders are threatened by climate change, even the biggest arachnophobes should be worried

Male spiders are maturing earlier in the year than normal, due to unusually hot period in winter.

Researchers stumble across rare, critically endangered blue Tarantula in Tamil Nadu
News & Analysis

Researchers stumble across rare, critically endangered blue Tarantula in Tamil Nadu

The team of researchers were from the Indigenous Biodiversity Foundation, conducting fieldwork.

Spider silk could be used to create artificial muscles or robotic actuators: Study
science

Spider silk could be used to create artificial muscles or robotic actuators: Study

According to researchers from MIT, the resilient fibres respond very strongly to changes in humidity.

NASA releases new image showing 'spiders' crawling on the surface of Mars
science

NASA releases new image showing 'spiders' crawling on the surface of Mars

This is seen when CO2 below Mars’ surface warms in the spring and changes from solid to gas.

'I'm going to kill you!': Australian cops rush to murder scene, find dead spider
World

'I'm going to kill you!': Australian cops rush to murder scene, find dead spider

Piercing screaming and shouts of "I'm going to kill you" prompted Australian police to rush to a Sydney home at 2am, only to find an embarrassed man and a large spider.

In a first, spider without eyes discovered in Laos cave
Life

In a first, spider without eyes discovered in Laos cave

A scientist has discovered an eyeless huntsman spider, named the Sinopoda scurion, the first of its kind.

'Killer' spiders spark panic in the North East
India

'Killer' spiders spark panic in the North East

Large biting spiders have sparked panic in remote northeast India, but health authorities fear primitive treatment of the bites' painful swelling may be more dangerous than the spiders themselves.

AMD Unveils "Spider"
Biztech

AMD Unveils "Spider"

The new platform combines AMD Phenom quad-core processors, ATI Radeon HD 3800 Series graphics processors with Microsoft DirectX 10.1 support, AMD 7-Series chipsets with CrossFireX and AMD OverDrive software.