Category Archives: Spiders
12-03-2015Did you Know There is a Lot of DNA in Cobwebs?
Did you Know There is a Lot of DNA in Cobwebs? Before jumping to a vacuum or paper towel to clean up a cobweb you have lying around your house, you may want to consider the valuable scientific information that the web contains. I'm sure you are...Read More
08-28-2015It’s not a nightmare! It’s just a spider web
It's not a nightmare! It's just a spider web Hundreds of feet and entire trees have succumbed to a giant cooperative spider web in Texas. It is speculated that thousands of spiders have worked together to build the massive mega-web. It looks...Read More
08-21-2015New Species of Spider Leads to Robot
Somewhere in the Moroccan desert there is a new species of spider that was discovered to be capable of cart wheeling around everywhere in the sand, including up dunes. This flic-flac spider, named for its cart wheel move, is able to move across the...Read More
07-03-2015The Incredible Journey of Ancient Spiders
The Incredible Journey of Ancient Spiders A genus of spider that can only travel by land may be the key to understanding how continents and land masses have drifted over the millennia. The spider group, called liphistiids, are sometimes known as a...Read More
06-10-2015Spider Silk Crawling Toward a Market Near You?
Spider Silk Crawling Toward a Market Near You? Could silk from spiders be the next breakthrough in fabrics? Scientists and entrepreneurs have been searching for decades to find a way to get this amazing substance to market. But starting...Read More
05-22-2015Common Pest Control Myths | Hulett Environmental Services
Sprinkle grits on the counter to provide a barrier against ants. FICTION. I suppose in the south, where grits are revered, they are considered good for most anything. However, in this case, you are better off saving them for your dining pleasure,...Read More
03-27-2015Spider Dating | Florida Spider Control
New research from Susquehanna University biology professor Matthew H. Persons, published in the the November 2014 issue of "Ethology, shows that female wolf spiders increase their dragline silk advertisements to attract uninterested males....Read More