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Pygmy growth patterns reveal answers about human evolution: study - CTV News

CTV News
Paris, France - The pygmies of West Africa evolved their short stature independently, and very differently, from their cousins in East Africa, French researchers said Tuesday. The finding is evidence for the theory that dwarfism is an adaptation to ...

Botany Swarm suffer heavy defeat to Southern Stampede in NZIHL clash | -
Highlights from the round 7 NZIHL clash between the West Auckland Admirals and Canterbury Red Devils. Botany Swarm's Michael Hopkinson had a rough night in goal against the Southern Stampede on Friday, with the visitors falling to a heavy 9-3 defeat ...

Africa safari for zoology student - Henley Standard

Henley Standard
Emily, a zoology student at Leeds University, said: “I really want to go into wildlife conservation or rescue and I wanted to get some experience and do something that makes a difference somewhere, not just go for a holiday. “I was looking to do ...

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.