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Regulatory Focus™ > News Articles > Science & Technology: Spiders: Vile, But Valuable

Science & Technology: Spiders: Vile, But Valuable

Posted 01 May 2011

Arachnophobia (fear of spiders) is quite common, and with good reason. In most of Europe during the Middle Ages, spiders were considered a source of contamination that absorbed poisons in their environment.

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