Frozen Fecal Knives Honored by 2020 Ig Nobel Prizes
Frozen Fecal Knives Honored by 2020 Ig Nobel Prizes
Other recipients of the award for laugh-worthy achievements experimented with alligators on helium and vibrating worms.
Frozen Fecal Knives Honored by 2020 Ig Nobel Prizes
Frozen Fecal Knives Honored by 2020 Ig Nobel Prizes

Other recipients of the award for laugh-worthy achievements experimented with alligators on helium and vibrating worms.

Other recipients of the award for laugh-worthy achievements experimented with alligators on helium and vibrating worms.

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Image of the Day: Spider Spotting
Image of the Day: Spider Spotting
Emily Makowski | Oct 9, 2019
A type of jumping spider called Afraflacilla had never been documented in India—until now.
Invasive Tick Species Spreads in Eastern US
Invasive Tick Species Spreads in Eastern US
Shawna Williams | Aug 7, 2018
The Asian longhorned tick, first found in the country last year, is now present in several states.
Spiders with Long Tails Found in Ancient Amber
Spiders with Long Tails Found in Ancient Amber
Jim Daley | Feb 5, 2018
This discovery closes a 170-million-year gap in the fossil record.
Image of the Day: Rainbow Butt
Image of the Day: Rainbow Butt
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Jan 4, 2018
Scientists explore why male peacock spiders are so colorful. 
Meet the Arachnid That May Add a New Chapter to the Book on Sensory Biology
Meet the Arachnid That May Add a New Chapter to the Book on Sensory Biology
Mary Bates | Nov 30, 2017
The whip spider senses the world in weird and wonderful ways.
Insect Cuticle Aids Spiders’ Traps
Insect Cuticle Aids Spiders’ Traps
Sandhya Sekar | Jun 2, 2017
Prey stick to orb-weaver spider webs because their waxy outer layers mesh with spider silk to form a matrix glue.
Image of the Day: Better Be . . . Gryffindor!
Image of the Day: Better Be . . . Gryffindor!
The Scientist Staff | May 22, 2017
Inspired by the Sorting Hat from the Harry Potter series, scientists aptly dubbed this pointy spider Eriovixia gryffindori, after the fictional yet formidable wizard Godric Gryffindor.   
Invertebrates “All Around Us”
Invertebrates “All Around Us”
Tracy Vence | Jun 12, 2016
Artists and scientists collaborate to highlight the importance of insects and arachnids.
Lightning-Fast Spider Bites
Lightning-Fast Spider Bites
Tanya Lewis | Apr 8, 2016
Trap-jaw spiders have the fastest, most powerful bite of any arachnid, scientists show.