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Biggest Spider Fossil Now Has a Mate -- But It's Complicated
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, interesting, study, spider, fossil, female, age of dinosaurs )

Giana
- 254 days ago - news.yahoo.com
A few years ago, scientists uncovered the largest-ever fossil of spider: a female representative of a never-before-seen species that was buried in volcanic ash during the age of the dinosaurs.
New 'Cave Robber' Spider Found in Oregon
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, spider, Oregon, science, environment, caves )

Michael
- 739 days ago - cbc.ca
Amateur cave explorers have found a new family of spiders in southern Oregon that scientists have dubbed Trogloraptor, or cave robber, for its fearsome front claws.
Spider Venom Breast Cancer Hope
Science & Tech  (tags: Spider, venom, breas, cancer, hope )

Agnes
- 1039 days ago - news.com.au
VENOM from funnel-web spiders and tarantulas could be used to kill breast cancer cells. An Australian trial will test the arachnid's ability to combat cancerous cells. The research comes as Australians mark Pink Ribbon Day, which raises money for breast
Largest Fossil Spider Found in Volcanic Ash
Science & Tech  (tags: Largest Fossil, Spider, Volcanic Ash, Nephila jurassica )

Anna
- 1226 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The largest fossil spider uncovered to date once ensnared prey back in the age of dinosaurs, scientists find.The spider, named Nephila jurassica, was discovered buried in ancient volcanic ash in Inner Mongolia, China. Tufts of hairlike fibers seen on.....
Prehistoric Spider Joins Jurassic Attractions!
Science & Tech  (tags: fossils, interesting, spider, prehistoric, China, scientists, archaeology, discovery )

Sally Ann
- 1657 days ago - newsblaze.com
The Daohugou region is rich with fossils because, during the Jurassic period, the fossil bed there was part of a lake in a volcanic region.
140-Million-Year-Old Spider's Web Discovered Frozen in Time
Science & Tech  (tags: Spider, discover, Earth, nature, science )

Sophie
- 1762 days ago - timesonline.co.uk
A spider's web encased in a piece of amber found by two brothers on an East Sussex beach has been confirmed as the oldest known to science.
Morphological Evolution of Spiders Predicted By Pendulum Mechanics
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, biology, astrophysics, study, concept, animal, evolutionary, pendulum, species, spider, physics, chemistry )

J.
- 2347 days ago - plosone.org
Intrigued by this evolutionary phenomenon,a team of scientists conducted an inquiry into biological advantages & caveats of such a peculiar lifestyle by studying over a hundred spider species.Results have implications for the evolution & ecology of spider
Spider Tickle Livescience Video
Science & Tech  (tags: Spider, Mother, Amblypygid, spider, science, study, research )

Mari
- 2480 days ago - livescience.com
A mother amblypygid spider uses whip-like feelers to stroke her young. Credit: Linda Rayor/Cornell University
52m Year Old Spider X-Ray
Science & Tech  (tags: research, technology, spider, x-ray, interesting )

Linda
- 2494 days ago - blogs.nature.com
The internal organs of a 53 million year old spider have been imaged by researchers from Belgium and the UK. The level of detail revealed by the new techniques could help in revising modern taxonomy and in classifying long-extinct beasts.
   

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