ARTICLES RELATING TO SPIDERS

Spider venom may hold key to new painkillers

2015-03-04 11:55

Scientists seek to disrupt the pain pathway when searching for potential new pain medicines, and compounds in spider venom may do just that.

Dangerous spiders and more

2014-06-26 10:50

A collection of tips for parents on creepy crawlies, dangerous dogs and furry friends.

Spider toxin the future of anti-venom vaccines

2013-05-09 08:37

An engineered spider toxin could be the future of anti-venom vaccines.

 

Along came a spider... and caused a huge recall

2014-08-27 15:59

Suzuki claims spiders can clog a fuel vapour hose in its Kizashi sedan and has recalled 19 000 of them. Find out how big a problem arachnids can be!

Cararachnophobia: Another Mazda recall

2014-04-08 10:11

Itsy bitsy spiders are climbing up Mazda fuel tanks again. Mazda US recalled thousands of cars three years ago to cure an arachnid problem. Now the creepies are back...

Spiders and spider bites

2012-02-16 10:14

Do you know how to spot a dangerous spider? Learn how to protect your family.

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