Spider trapped in amber as it makes a meal of wasp

Researchers have discovered a well-preserved spider attacking a wasp in a 100 million-year-old piece of amber - the first of its kind ever found.

Robot snake meets giant spider (video)

A group of artists and engineers has created a 35-foot robot snake, in an effort to highlight climate change, they say.

Pentagon eyes "cyber secure" microgrid

The Pentagon is reportedly eyeing the creation of a "cyber secure" microgrid that will tap energy from public generators, alongside alternative and renewable energy sources.

Marvel brings comics to the iPad

Marvel Entertainment has launched an app for the iPad that offers easy access to over 500 comic books, including Iron Man, Captain America, Spider-Man, Hulk and Thor.