Biology News
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 ...

African biodiversity under threat - Deutsche Welle

Deutsche Welle
African biodiversity under threat. Researchers meeting in Cameroon have warned that Africa could loose up to 30 percent of its animal and plant species by the end of the century because of global warming, population growth and unregulated development.

UB to host session on global HIV research in South Africa - UB News Center

UB News Center
This year's session will take place at the 17th World Congress of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology, being held July 13-18 in Cape Town, South Africa. The World Congress is considered to be one of the most prestigious gatherings for international ...

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.