Biology News
New deforestation hotspot threatens southern Peru's tremendous biodiversity -
New deforestation hotspot threatens southern Peru's tremendous biodiversity. 2nd February 2016 / Mike Gaworecki. The lower Las Piedras River, in the far west Amazon rainforest of the Madre de Dios region of southern Peru, is an incredibly biodiverse ...

Centre to Set up Marine Labs in Coastal States, Andaman - The New Indian Express

The New Indian Express
"There will be laboratories studying marine biology in coastal states with a major one in the southern Peninsula, which will be based on a hub-and-spoke model. We will also set up laboratories in Lakshadweep and Andaman and Nicobar Islands.".

Genome research explains human migration, evolution - Cornell Chronicle

Cornell Chronicle
These genetic groupings help disentangle the ancient path of human evolution. Scientists previously hypothesized that when humans migrated out of Africa 125,000-60,000 years ago, they passed through the Arabian Peninsula, colonized Europe and Asia, ...

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.