Scientist Working To Harness The Silk Abilities Of SpidersA spider's silk is as strong as a bulletproof vest and more elastic than nylon, making it tougher than any material made by human hands. Scientists have tried to mass produce it and failed.
Study Says Humans Evolved To Naturally Fear Spiders & SnakesHumans don't just learn to be scared of spiders and snakes, they are actually born with a fear of those creatures already in their brains, a study said.
New Tarantula Species Named After Johnny CashA tarantula named after singer Johnny Cash is among 14 new species identified by scientists who spent a decade collecting the hairy spiders and studying nearly 3,000 of them.
Spiders Force Suzuki To Recall Midsize CarsThe automaker says spider webs can clog a fuel vapor vent hose in some 2010 to 2013 Kizashi cars, cutting off air flow.
Migrating Spiders Sailing Through North Texas SkiesThousands of North Texans are asking, 'What are those long, silky strings floating in the air?' Turns out they're the webs of spiders in their annual migration to better hunting grounds, and surprising a lot of people.
Silk Strands And Spiders Floating Across MetroplexPeople across the metroplex have reported seeing a white substance floating through the air this morning. Relax -- it's just spiders.
2-Hour Therapy May Cure ArachnophobiaArachnophobia, or a fear of spiders, is one of the most common "specific phobias." But new research shows a promising treatment for those afflicted with this sort of anxiety disorder.