How dangerous are false widow spiders?
15 December 2017
Every autumn there are reports of false widow spiders becoming uninvited eight-legged houseguests in homes across the UK.
Long-distance spiders can sail across the high seas
3 July 2015
Spiders strike elaborate poses to catch the breeze and sail across salty and turbulent waters, reaching new lands quickly.
Finding love on the web
8 January 2015
Spiders may seem scary, but most of them are just looking for love. Read some dating profiles of spiders searching for the perfect mate.
Invasion of the giant spiders? Not quite
17 October 2014
Are giant spiders invading Britain's homes? Find out if that eight-legged beast in your bathtub is dangerous with Museum expert Stuart Hine.