Aussie police rush to scene of killing, find dead spider

Nov 27, 2015

Aussie police rush to scene of killing, find dead spider

Piercing screaming and shouts of “I’m going to kill you” prompted Australian police to rush to a Sydney home at 2 a.m., only to find an embarrassed man and a large spider. New South Wales’s police said officers raced to the apartment in the ...

Why spider's silk is becoming man's best friend

Jan 19, 2013

Why spider's silk is becoming man's best friend

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Up on the roof of professor Fritz Vollrath’s lab in the zoology department at Oxford University, there is a makeshift greenhouse in which he nurtures his favorite golden orb web spiders. Walking into the greenhouse is a little like finding yourself inside one of ...