Biology News
Botany and Zoology Clubs at Zoo - Star of Mysore

Star of Mysore
For more information, contact the following resource persons: Dr. N.S. Raju, Chairman, Department of Environmental Science, University of Mysore (UoM), Manasagangothri [Mob: 9448345959]; Dr. Basavarajappa, Assistant Professor, Department of Zoology, ...

Discovering The Flora And Fauna In The Torah: An Interview with Biblical Botanist Zohar Amar - The Jewish Press -

The Jewish Press -
In 2015, Amar wrote Flora and Fauna in Maimonides's Teachings, an exploration of botany in the Rambam's Mishneh Torah. The idea was a novel one: to explain the plants and animals the Rambam described and transform the information from theoretical to ...

Why Are Scientists So Bad at Recycling? - Scientific American (blog)

Scientific American (blog)
Because the majority of molecular biology labs work with E. coli—the bacterium that causes food poisoning—everything that touches the bug must be decontaminated. It all goes into an autoclave, a machine that looks like an oven and heat-kills germs at ...

Isopod, Pillbug, Sow Bug Information

Tucson - United States

Gives identifying features and interesting behaviors of sow bugs.

Sow Bugs
United States

The problems of sow bug control are discussed here. Not only using pesticide spray but also understanding moisture conditions.

What is an Isopod?
United States

Classification and systematics, anatomy, and evolutionary history.

Sonchus oleraceus (Smooth Sow Thistle)
United States

Photos and information from Wild Plants of Malta by Stephen Mifsud.

Sphaeroma terebrans: Mangrove Boring Isopod
United States

Photograph of this species and information on its taxonomy, description, habitat and distribution, life history, population biology, physical tolerances, ecology and invasive information.

World List of Marine and Freshwater Isopod Crustaceans
United States

Searchable list from the Smithsonian Institution.


Searchable database of four kingdoms: plant, animal, fungi, monera. Search by scientific or common names, English or French.

United States

A fun bacterial identification exercise.

What's That Bug?
United States

Information, user-contributed images, and identification help for insects and relatives of North America.

What's That Bug?
United States

Advice site that identifies household insects by answering user letters. Offers suggestions on how to live with, or rid the home of bugs.

Bug Identification
United States

An online key to insect identification.