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Tagged With: Spider

“What sort of spider bite would turn me into a superhero?”

Philippa Skett, intern at the Society of Biology, has been managing the spider enquiries for the House Spider Survey. Some of the questions spider enthusiasts have asked since the launch of our House Spider Survey are centred on spider bites. Do spiders in the UK bite? Are they poisonous? Can they cause harm? What are the chances … Continue reading »

Categories: Royal Society of Biology | Tags: , , , | 1 Comment

Weaving a web of knowledge about house spiders

Philippa Skett is a keen biologist who enjoys all things creeping and crawling, and then writing all about them. She is an intern at the Society of Biology and is helping with the house spider survey. Spiders are incredible creatures, but seem to get bad press on a regular basis. A lot of people often … Continue reading »

Categories: Nature, Royal Society of Biology | Tags: , , , , | 7 Comments