Biology News
Grant to send two Virginia Tech undergraduate students to study disease ecology in Africa - Augusta Free Press

Augusta Free Press
Two Virginia Tech undergraduates will conduct research on the ecology and evolution of infectious disease in northern Botswana, Africa, and high school students and a high school science teacher will travel to Botswana, all thanks to three National ...

Z stations in Botany, Waiuku targeted for smash and grabs - Waikato Times

Waikato Times
The Z service stations at Botany Downs, east Auckland and Waiuku, on the outskirts of southern Auckland, were both hit in the early hours of the morning. A police spokeswoman says three offenders smashed their way into the Botany Downs station at about ...

Botany mercury risk is low, independent review finds - Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald
Botany residents living near a decommissioned chemical plant have not been exposed to unsafe and elevated mercury levels, an independent review has found. The report apparently puts to rest longstanding concerns of residents in the southern Sydney ...

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.