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Student stung by scorpion on-board aircraft to Calgary

Calgary - A female student on board an Air Transat flight from Toronto to Calgary was sitting comfortably until she stung by a scorpion shortly. moments before the plane landed.

Review: This week’s releases are full of surprises Special

This week’s releases include a couple of classic horror movies; an unexpected personal revelation; a complex period drama that earns its lengthiness; a surprising comedy series; and a worthwhile rom-com.

Review: The end is nigh in this week’s releases Special

This week’s releases include an unfulfilled promise of greatness; a gripping horror movie; a classic Halloween comedy; the ends of several series; and an interesting approach to alien contact.

Review: Everyone is trying to outsmart someone in this week’s releases Special

This week’s releases include a superhero for the ages; an extreme role reversal; a scathing commentary on the studio system; a family favourite that never loses its grip on audience’s heartstrings; and a very loose portrayal of incarceration.

Review: Everyone’s fighting to survive in this week’s releases Special

This week’s releases include a Marvel war that exceeds expectations; a comedy that stays true to its absurd roots; a horror film from a skilled director; and the impressive celebratory release of a sci-fi classic.

Review: Problem-solving is key in this week’s releases Special

This week’s releases include one of the year’s best films; an bloody twist on the time-loop narrative; an entertaining new crime-solving TV series; and a new ‘Star Wars’ tale to whet your appetite.

Deadly venomous scorpion attacks man on plane

A man has suffered severe pain, nausea and hallucinations after being stung by a venomous scorpion that made it on to a flight in South America. The species is believed to have been deadly.

Zoo: Adopt a scorpion or cockroach for that special ex-Valentine

San Francisco - If your ex has left you feeling rejected, the San Francisco Zoo has the perfect gift for that dirtbag who dumped you: Scorpions and cockroaches, which you can adopt in the name of your former bad life choice, whom your friends warned you about.

Elyes Gabel gets ‘Scorpion’ title role

British actor Elyes Gabel is leading the cast of “Scorpion” — the present-day “complex threats” CBS drama pilot based on the life of Walter O’Brien.

Op-Ed: Memo to GOP — Don’t be a scorpion

A scorpion comes to a flooded river and cannot cross, so the story goes. The scorpion asks a nearby frog to ferry him to the other side.

New scorpion species found near Tucson

Biologists announced that they have discovered a new species scorpion, called Vaejovis Brysoni, in southern Arizona in the Santa Catalina Mountains.

Scorpion venom could help heart graft patients

A toxin extracted from the venom of the Central American Bark Scorpion could be the answer to limiting the amount of heart bypass operations that fail according to a new study.

Claw Found in Germany Suggests 8-Foot Sea Scorpion

A fossilized claw suggests that the giant arthropod, extinct for 250 million years, was a dominant predator. One of its claws might feed an entire family, but this sea creature would be more likely to eat the family.

Giant Sea Scorpion Dined on Armoured Fish

Fossilized claw discovered in Germany left behind by 7-ft. long sea scorpion. Top predator of its day tough enough to chow down on armoured fish. But think of all that succulent claw meat.

Scorpion Venom May Help Tumor Care

Researchers have found that if they coat a tumor with a "paint" that is a combination of scorpion venom and a fluorescent marker, they might be able to improve a surgeons ability to remove all of the cancerous cells that surround a tumor.

Scorpion on a plane to Pearson

Now it is scorpions on a plane instead of snakes on a plane. A scorpion that stung a man after getting loose aboard a Toronto-bound plane caused an hour-long delay yesterday at Pearson airport as officials combed the aircraft to make sure no other ones w

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