from industrial chemistry in Lancashire by novice entomology to world-class experience on mites in South Australia

[ad_1] In my current article on species of mite found on rats in Hong Kong by John Romer within the early Fifties I famous that that they had been named by Herbert Womersley (1889-1962) on the South Australian Museum in Adelaide. Herbert Womersley achieved knowledgeable submit in descriptive zoology by a route that might be … Read more

a color plate from 1959

[ad_1] Within the days when color printing was extraordinarily costly, the Avicultural Society had particular appeals for funds to help the looks in Avicultural Journal of the occasional color plate. A widely known fowl artist was then commissioned. Though the entire run of the Society’s magazines could be discovered on-line, the plates hardly ever see … Read more

the Flatters in Flatters & Garnett

[ad_1] [*] Anyone learning for ‘A’ ranges in English grammar colleges within the Nineteen Fifties and 60s can’t have failed to note the provider of the microscope slides and different tools for microscopy and dissection. The title Flatters & Garnett with an deal with in Manchester was displayed on the finish of a lot of … Read more

Flatters and Garnett Ltd. Microscopy and Organic Suppliers 1901-1967

[ad_1] I used to be shocked after I was trying up what had occurred to Flatters & Garnett, the Manchester organic provides agency that outfitted faculty and elementary laboratories, in addition to newbie microscopists, entomologists and botanists, within the first seven many years of the twentieth century. I believed they will need to have been … Read more

Florida’s Biosecurity Failings Threaten Caribbean Reptiles – Anole Annals

[ad_1] New group science reviews present that the Peters’s Rock Agama (Agama picticauda) is spreading from Florida and has reached the Bahamas and the British Virgin Islands, undoubtedly carried as stowaways on outbound vessels. A bunch of Caribbean-based biologists and conservationists are expressing their deep concern as a result of this area is a biodiversity … Read more

New job posting: Analysis Fellow in Eco-Epidemiology & Human Ecology

[ad_1] New job posting: Analysis Fellow in Eco-Epidemiology & Human Ecology 11 05 2023 We’re at present in search of a Analysis Fellow in Eco-epidemiology/Human Ecology to affix our crew at Flinders College. The profitable candidate will develop spatial eco-epidemiological fashions for the populations of Indigenous Australians uncovered to novel ailments upon contact with the primary … Read more


[ad_1]   The entrance cowl of the brand new cryptozoology-themed Fortean Occasions bookazine Monster Hunters (© Fortean Occasions/Diamond Publishing Restricted – reproduced right here on a strictly non-commercial Truthful Use foundation for instructional/evaluation functions solely) Bookazines are more and more standard and prevalent in bookstores and on information stands these days, constituting a useful publication … Read more

Anolis (displays) in Albuquerque! – Anole Annals

[ad_1] Watch The Lizard’s Story Anoles are lizards with an evolutionary story to inform. There are over 400 species of anoles, residing all around the American and Caribbean tropics: from distant rainforests within the Better Antilles to bustling mainland cities. Within the final 50 years, anoles have develop into a “mannequin organism” for finding out … Read more

An surprising journey (of eels)

[ad_1] The best way that eels migrate alongside rivers and seas is mesmerising. There was scientific settlement for the reason that flip of the 20th Century that the Sargasso Sea is the breeding residence to the only European species. But it surely has taken greater than two centuries since Carl Linnaeus gave this snake-shaped fish … Read more