Learn about phobias to snakes and spiders on this edition of A Moment of Science.
I have an insect question. What's the biggest spider ever?
What if a nice, protein-rich insect doesn't get trapped in the web every day? What's a hungry orb-weaver to do?
Spiders have been found to decorate their webs with special ultraviolet-reflecting silk in flower-like patterns.
Did you know that scientists are studying how bugs survive in harsh, frozen environments to learn how to keep our ice cream cold?
Before about 360 million years ago, no vertebrates had limbs. They all shared the same fish-like body shape. But around that time something exciting happened.
When many spiders capture a fly, they don't eat it right away. Instead, they poison the fly and wrap it in silk.
Have you ever wondered what the biggest spider is? Find out on this Moment of Science.
Ever come across a perfect spider web? How do spiders design their webs?