Biology News
South Africa's drive to protect flora und fauna - Deutsche Welle

Deutsche Welle
Both NGOs and the South African government are working to protect the region and the flora and fauna within. One small part of those efforts requires the help of Brin, South Africa's only Conservation Detection Dog. His job is to track down the ...

Miss USM shares love of reading, books with children - Hattiesburg American

Hattiesburg American
Academically, her exceptional reading and comprehension skills helped her excel in the classroom. Roberts, a biochemistry major at the University of Southern Mississippi, has maintained a perfect 4.0 grade-point average. And this August, the Mount ...

Anatomy 101: The kidneys - The Southern

The Southern
Editor's Note: This is the first in a series of articles on our bodies, how they function, possible problems and solutions. Go to to read previous columns. The kidneys, a pair of bean-shaped structures about the size of a ...

Scorpions of Southern Africa

Maidenhead - United Kingdom

Information about scorpions in Africa south of the Zambezi River.

New Insect Order Found in Southern Africa
United States

Description and image of an insect discovered in Namibia that resembles a cross between a stick insect, a mantid, and a grasshopper.

South Africa

The Society was founded as the Electron Microscopy Society of Southern Africa (EMSSA) in 1962 and became a formal member of IFSEM (the International Federation of Societies for Electron Microscopy) in 1966. The primary objectives of the Society are bullet to further microscopy in the broadest sense in all branches of science bullet to facilitate communication and co-operation between microscopists and with other scientists bullet to ac

European Southern Observatory: Hunting Mirages in the Southern Sky

Discusses the pursuit of cosmic mirages.


The characteristics of these creatures, their life cycle, feeding and habitat, with illustrations.

United States

Description and biology of scorpions from Desert USA.

South Africa

Photographs and general information including classification, habits and behavior and reproduction.

European Scorpions
United Kingdom

Information and images of scorpions found in the UK and the continent.

Pseudoscorpionidae: False Scorpions

An introduction with illustrations of Synsphyronus niger and Synsphyronus absitus.

Larval Orientation in Scorpions
United States

Warren Savary's technical article about the way scorpion moms carry their babies.

United States

Scorpions are among the most feared animals. Luis F. de Armas explains some of the misconceptions about them and provides some interesting records and data.