spiders

The spiders who came in from the cold

Published: 29Oct2018

A sprawling study of spiders across northern Canada has turned up more than 100 species in provinces or territories where they had never before been recorded. The findings, by researchers from...

Pesticides: more toxic than previously thought?

Published: 6Aug2015

Insecticides that are sprayed in orchards and fields across North America may be more toxic to spiders than scientists previously believed.

The personalities of spiders

Published: 6Aug2015

Even jumping spiders have personalities scientists have discovered. A "shy" individual will not make the same choices as a "bold" individual. This means that some individuals, because of their...