A noble false widow spider has been spotted in 22 counties on the island in Ireland.

An invasive species of spider which is spreading throughout Ireland is more aggressive and more dangerous than experts have suggested, an Oxford zoolo(...)

The noble false widow spider: the invasive and venomous species that is here to stay in Ireland

An invasive species of spider which is spreading throughout Ireland is much more venomous than was first assumed, researchers at NUI Galway have found(...)

Thousands of exoplanets orbiting stars have been discovered but few are the Earth’s size. File photograph: Getty Images

Astronomers have discovered a nearby star that has seven Earth-sized planets in orbit around it. At least six of them match Earth’s temperature, rais(...)