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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
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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Review
2001
Review
2001
  • David R. Williams, C. Collins
  • Public health reports
  • 2001
  • Corpus ID: 15137007
Racial residential segregation is a fundamental cause of racial disparities in health. The physical separation of the races by… 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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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
Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
VOLTAGE-DEPENDENT calcium channels mediate calcium entry into neurons, which is crucial for many processes in the brain including… Expand
Review
1991
Review
1991
In the last 15 years understanding of the higher systematics of Araneae has changed greatly. Large classical superfamilies and… 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