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Questions tagged [arachnology]

Arachnology is the study of arachnids: spiders and scorpions, for example.

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Do spiders never stop growing during their lifetimes?

In the a recent Doctor Who episode, Arachnids in the UK, it is claimed that spiders never stop growing. Is this true?
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Has any person ever died from a tarantula bite?

From Wikipedia:Tarantula: [N]o fatalities have been attributed to tarantula bites... From Nationalgeographic.com: According to researchers, there's never been a single confirmed human death ...