Biology News
Study shows humans are evolving faster than previously thought - The Guardian

The Guardian
Agnar Helgason, also of deCODE, said the latest findings could help refine dates for major events during human evolution, such as when humans first migrated out of Africa and arrived in Europe. “We're curious about where we came from and when,” he said.
Raw Story

Marine biologist to talk about tiny organisms with big effect on global ... - Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald

Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald
Cetinic is a research associate at the Perry Phytoplankton & Optics Lab at the University of Maine Darling Marine Center. She has a Ph.D. in marine biology and biological oceanography from the University of Southern California Los Angeles, and a ...

Plein Air paint Flora and Fauna - Coos Bay World

Coos Bay World
BANDON — Southern Coos Hospital will host a show for April, May, and June titled “Flora and Fauna of the Coquille Watershed” featuring plein air art. Artists may submit one to three paintings related to plants and animals found in the Coquille Watershed.

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.