Biology News
Surprising Inner-City Frog Among 7 New Species Found in Asia - National Geographic

National Geographic
The findings, published October 29 in the journal Contributions to Zoology, suggest that golden-backed frogs, with a range that stretches from Africa to Australia, are much more diverse than had been thought. Based on an analysis of the physical and ...
The Hindu

Beluga whale at Taiwan's marine biology museum dies of sepsis - Focus Taiwan News Channel

Focus Taiwan News Channel
photo from National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium. Taipei, Oct. 2 (CNA) A beluga whale at the National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium in the southern county of Pingtung died Wednesday of sepsis, according to museum authorities.

The Head, Part I - The Southern

The Southern
Editor's note: This is a continuing series on our bodies, how they function, possible problems and solutions. To read all the articles, to go The regions where individual bones of the skull fuse together are ...

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.