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Spiders

Known as: Araneae, Spider 
Arthropods of the class ARACHNIDA, order Araneae. Except for mites and ticks, spiders constitute the largest order of arachnids, with approximately… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Many biological surfaces in both the plant and animal kingdom possess unusual structural features at the micro- and nanometre… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
  • M. Rinck, E. Becker
  • Journal of behavior therapy and experimental…
  • 2007
  • Corpus ID: 21365984
We examined attitudes towards spiders by employing an Approach-Avoidance Task, in which participants respond to pictures by… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Silk spinning by insects and spiders leads to the formation of fibres that exhibit high strength and toughness. The lack of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Spider silk has outstanding mechanical properties despite being spun at close to ambient temperatures and pressures using water… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Participants searched for discrepant fear-relevant pictures (snakes or spiders) in grid-pattern arrays of fear-irrelevant… Expand
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Review
1999
Review
1999
Spiders produce a variety of silks, and the cloning of genes for silk fibroins reveals a clear link between protein sequence and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The Fear of Spiders Questionnaire (FSQ), an 18-item self-report questionnaire assessing spider phobia, was developed in an… Expand
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Review
1994
Review
1994
  • N. Krieger
  • Social science & medicine
  • 1994
  • Corpus ID: 15936168
'Multiple causation' is the canon of contemporary epidemiology, and its metaphor and model is the 'web of causation.' First… Expand
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
A mobile sweeper having a body and ground-engaging wheels. The body defines a trash compartment which has a bin having a top… Expand
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Highly Cited
1968
Highly Cited
1968
1. The striate cortex was studied in lightly anaesthetized macaque and spider monkeys by recording extracellularly from single… Expand
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