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An AZ Monsoon Staple: The Scorpion

By |July 22nd, 2013|

In the Sonoran Desert monsoon = scorpion season.  We have more than 56 species of scorpions- but the bark scorpion is the biggie.  Since you live in the bark scorpion’s territory, you probably have them around or maybe even inside your home.  The Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center and Banner Good Samaritan Poison & Drug Information Center answer […]

The Arizona Biomedical Research Commission Patent Factoid

By |September 1st, 2011|

The ADHS’ Arizona Biomedical Research Commission has submitted over 66 patent requests worldwide, and has been granted 9 patents within the US in collaboration with ASU and the U of A. The Commission has 22 patent requests published or pending in 7 different countries. Many of the granted patents are anti-cancer compounds. The ABRC continues to […]

Scorpions!

By |August 10th, 2011|

Here in the Sonoran Desert monsoon season = scorpion season.  There are more than 56 species of scorpions in Arizona- but only one- the bark scorpion is of any public health significance.  The problem is that it’s the most common scorpion found in Arizona homes.  Since you live in the bark scorpion’s territory, you probably have them around […]