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Friday, May 24, 2013
Mysteries of spider silk unraveled
Scientists at Arizona State University are on the brink of understanding what makes the spider`s spu...
Thirty-three new spider species discovered
Scientists have discovered 33 new trapdoor spider species in Southwest America belonging to the genu...
100-million-year-old spider fossil found
Scientists have discovered an ancient fossil of a spider attacking a wasp during the dinosaur age, e...
Revealed: Why Saddam Hussein hid in spider hole?
Namiq said he and Qais were arrested along with Hussein and spent a miserable six months in Abu Ghra...
Eyeless spider discovered in Laos cave
A scientist has discovered an eyeless huntsman spider, named the Sinopoda scurion, the first of its ...
African lizard which looks like Spider-Man!
A Brazilian photographer has snapped an African lizard clinging to a rock in a pose which is uncanni...
Spidey foes to rattle `Amazing Spider-Man` game
Spider-Man must contend with more than just a lizard in his latest video game adventure.
This spider eats the snake
Some spiders in South Africa can tangle up a snake by trapping it in the sticky mesh and then spinni...
Gecko Feet inspires spider man like adhesive!
For years, biologists have been astonished by the power of gecko feet, which let these 5-ounce lizar...
Scientists make bulletproof skin
It may not be far away when human skin could resist a speeding bullet.
Wolf spiders steal courting rivals` dance moves
Spiders eavesdrop on other males and copy their courtship signals as a likely means of stealing thei...
Genetic spider silk could lead to stroger fibres
Scientists have genetically engineered silkworms to make artificial spider silk, a breakthrough that...
Spiders are farmers` friend: ICAR
ICAR scientists claim the misunderstood arachnids should be considered well-wishers of farmers.
Spider mite, a major food pest, is DNA-sequenced
Scientists today reported they had unravelled the genetic code of the spider mite, a pest that attac...
New albino spider species `found`
Scientists claim to have found a new species of trap-door spider -- the albino spider – near Northam...
Spider silk may be the answer for artificial skin
The secret to creating artificial skin may lie in spider silk -- the toughest known natural material...
Largest-ever fossil spider from Jurassic era found
Researchers have unearthed the world’s largest known spider fossil from the Inner Mongolian region o...
Trees cocooned by spiders could cut malaria risk
It has been reported that mosquitoes are being trapped in trees cocooned with spiders’ webs, reducin...
Genetically engineered silkworms to produce spider silk
Researchers have successfully produced transgenic silkworms capable of spinning artificial spider si...
French `Spider-Man` in Sydney court over climb
Alain Robert has climbed some of the world`s tallest buildings without ropes.
Spider silk milked from goats may be used to knit bones
Spider silk milked from goats may be used to replace body``s strained tendons, ligaments and bones i...
New palm-sized adhesive device can make you Spider Man!
Your dream of scaling up the wall just like web slinging superhero Spider Man may soon be a reality,...
Oldest spider webs
Scientists have discovered the oldest known silken spider webs preserved in amber, dating back to so...
What makes spider webs sticky
Scientists at the University of Wyoming say they have unravelled the secret of what makes spider web...
First spider that dines mainly on vegetarian fare discovered
Scientists have discovered the first spider that dines primarily on vegetarian fare.
Remote controlled-‘spider pill’ camera offers new way to scan for diseases
Scientists in Italy have hailed a remote control ‘spider pill’ camera with moving legs as a new way ...
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