Biology News
Pravin Varughese's family reacts to toxicology report, starts petition - Morton Grove Champion

Morton Grove Champion
Niles West graduate, Morton Grove native and former student of Southern Illinois University, Pravin Varughese, was missing for nearly a week before he was found dead in Carbondale. A recent toxicology report came back negative, which left family and ...

Pravin Varughese's toxicology report comes back negative - WPSD Local 6

WPSD Local 6
Pravin's mother, Lovely, says the toxicology reports prove her son's integrity. She says she is proud of him and she tells him that. "We stay in his room a lot and we talk to him and that has become our prayer room now," said Lovely Varughese. Lovely ...
The Southern

Birds of a feather fly together: Bye, bye Botany Bay, hello Siberia and Alaska - St George and Sutherland Shire Leader

St George and Sutherland Shire Leader
Botany Bay is a welcoming point for visitors to southern Sydney but soon some of the feathered kind will be ready to leave for Siberia and Alaska. Migratory birds such as bar-tailed godwits, the golden plover and ruddy turnstone are preparing to fly ...

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.