Latest Scorpions Stories

Scorpion Choose Most Effective Weapons
2013-11-14 13:45:44

While the size and strength of a scorpion's weapons vary from one species to the next, these arachnids tend to use their most effective weapons when provoked.

New Scorpion Species From Ancient Lycia
2013-11-08 11:06:28

Scientists discover and describe a new species of scorpion, Euscorpius lycius, coming from the area of ancient Lycia, nowadays the regions of the Muğla and Antalya Provinces in Southwestern Turkey.

New Scorpion Species Accidentally Discovered Near Tucson
2013-02-19 22:28:59

For over the last half-century only four species of mountain scorpions were known to inhabit the state of Arizona, but in the past six years that number has doubled.

2010-11-02 18:25:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The "great artists, great songs, great price" slogan of a new series of albums proves true once again with the second wave of releases in the aptly named Icon series from Universal Music Enterprises (UMe).

2010-01-25 09:00:00


2009-07-09 16:31:07

A Chinese team of scientists has identified the protein composition of venom from the Scorpiops jendeki scorpion. Wuhan University researchers said their findings -- from the first venom analysis of the arachnid -- uncovered nine novel poison molecules never before seen in a scorpion species. The scientists led by Yibao Ma of the university's Laboratory of Virology studied the sting of S.

2009-07-01 06:26:34

Transcriptomic tests have uncovered the protein composition of venom from the Scorpiops jendeki scorpion.

2009-01-12 13:38:37

Atlas of Scanning Electron Microscope Images of the Book Lung Published by the American Museum of Natural History

2005-12-29 10:02:50

ZAGREB (Reuters) - A Croatian Serb recognized in a harrowing war video was jailed for 15 years on Thursday for killing unarmed Bosnian Muslim prisoners during the Srebrenica massacre, state news agency Hina reported.

Word of the Day
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.