Scientists find spider-killing worm and name it after Jeff Daniels - study

Jeff Daniels has had a long and storied career, but no other actor has given his name to a new species of parasitic tarantula-killing nematodes.


Replacing anxiety with certainty: expecting spiders reduces phobia - study

"It is possible that if we can increase the feeling of certainty, the sense of anxiety among the public could be moderated."

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Australian man surprised by late night visitor: a huntsman spider

Australian man surprised to see a huge spider ringing his doorbell at 2 a.m.

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Viewing Spider-Man can fight arachnophobia suggests Israeli study

Viewing clips from Spider-Man were more effective at treating fear-of-spiders than footage of real spiders, Israeli research study suggests.


Cougartown: These spiders prefer sex with older females, then being eaten

According to researchers, male brown widow spiders want to mate with older, less-fertile females who are 50% more likely to eat them after sex.

WATCH: In Jerusalem forest, spiders weave their magic

Science and nature combined to create the unusual sight.

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