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Blog Archive: arachnology

[image] Don't Fear the Widow

Don't Fear the Widow

Black widows aren't as scary as you might think.
[image] Spinning a Sustainable Future

Spinning a Sustainable Future

A growing field of biologists and materials engineers are taking hints from spiders and developing methods to replicate spider silk proteins for commercial use.
[image] From a Utah Hike: A Carolina Wolf Spider Story

From a Utah Hike: A Carolina Wolf Spider Story

We don't often associate arachnids and maternal care, but our Invertebrate Collections Manager, Christy Bills, shares a story about an intimidating spider found here in Utah that might just melt your heart.