Biology News
Rare fish found by marine biologist in Pingtung - Taiwan Today

Taiwan Today
The first Taiwan sighting of a whitespot sandsmelt, or Parapercis alboguttata, was recently made by a marine biologist in Pingtung County. Ho Hsuan-ching, an assistant researcher at National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium in Kenting, southern ...

Southern Arkansas University's Marine Biology Program Begins This Fall - Arkansas Business Online

Arkansas Business Online
"We are excited that SAU has been approved to offer the only marine biology major in Arkansas," Trey Berry, provost and vice president for academics, said in a news release. "Several of our faculty members in the College of Science and Engineering have ...

Addressing Africa's Scientific Deficit - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal
With the right scientific tools, West African scientists could have mobilized the appropriate public-health response to Ebola much sooner. Molecular biology and genetics also are crucial to outrunning a virus such as Ebola. A large-scale study ...

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.