Sea Spiders Have Acrobatic Sex With Their Legs

Sea Spiders Have Acrobatic Sex With Their Legs

Sea spiders have always been shrouded in a bit of a mystery in the scientific world. Technically, sea spiders are not spiders at all, considering they breath underwater by trapping air around its abdomen. Even though this is a biological oddity, there is one more that is worth mentioning – sea spiders have sex with […]

Spiders Trigger Australia Apocalypse?

Spiders Trigger Australia Apocalypse?

For the unsuspecting residents of the Australian Southern Tablelands, the sudden downpour, not of rains, but of spiders (arachnids) must have triggered fears of apocalyptic proportions in their minds. Is this an invasion of arachnids or of alien beings disguised as arachnids? For those who had never experienced or even heard of such an occurrence […]

Spiders and Webs Plus Bullets

Spiders and Webs Plus Bullets

Scientists in Italy have found a way to make the Daddy Long Legs spin a web that is much stronger, possibly being able to stop bullets. At the University of Trento, scientists experimented with these little creatures, spraying them with water-filled nanotubes and grapheme shavings. They compared the webs the spiders spun before the experiment to […]

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