Yearly Archives: 2015

Kendall awarded UROP grant!

Kendall Hughes was recently awarded an Undergraduate Research Opportunity grant of $1000 to conduct brain electrophysiology in scorpions. She will use this to complete her Honors thesis. Go Kendall!

Miocene scorpion in amber was recently characterized!

A scorpion from the Mexico state of Chiapis was recently characterized and was classified as a new species within the Tityus genus, having a close relationship with living members of the neotropic Tityus genus. The paper not only constructs a phylogenic relationship with other scorpions, but provides some nice photos and drawings […]