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Spiders use stretchy silk to lift large loads News

by David, 12 February 2021 | 0 comments

A redback spider with a small lizard trapped in its web

Imagine you’re a tangle-web spider, and you’ve just snared a nice big critter for dinner. Sounds great, huh? Except there’s a problem. Dinner is 50 times heavier than you, and it’s trying to escape. What’s a spider to do?

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The strongest! A quick quiz Quiz

by David, 26 March 2020 | 0 comments

Black lightning bolt in purple circle

Strong can mean a lot of different things to scientists. Every question in this quiz has something to do with strength.

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