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Loyola professor Robert W. Hamilton retired from teaching and research on January 1, 2013. Professor Hamilton received his MS and PhD in entomology from The Ohio State University while working with Drs. Barry Valentine...
Ken Ward, an entomologist at Alabama A&M, is featured in this TV news video on what makes people attractive to mosquitoes. Watch the video below.
Erin Mills, an entomologist with the Houston Museum of Natural Science, is featured in this video about crazy ants and how they are displacing fire ant populations in Texas. Watch the video below.  
Insects are a great resource and offer opportunities for food and for feed. The technical consultancy I was invited to participate in at the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations in Rome, Italy,...
Tracy Leskey (USDA-ARS, Appalachian Fruit Research Station) and Michael Raupp (University of Maryland) appeared on NPR's Diane Rehm Show, where they talked about the brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB). First seen in...
Jim Fredericks, chief entomologist for the National Pest Management Association and a ten-year ESA member, appears in this TV news video on the 2013 cicada invasion of the east coast. The video, which is in Question...
In this article, Neal H. Haskell, BCE, a forensic entomology consultant, is interviewed about his work as a forensic entomology consultant to hundreds of law enforcement agencies across North America. He has appeared on...
Edward Bechinski, a professor at the University of Idaho, is featured in this TV news video on a recent carpenter ant invasion. "They're simply coming out of the nest where they spent the winter and they have...
Richard C. Back, 91, died peacefully March 31, 2013, at the Masonic Care Community in Utica, NY, with his family at his side. Richard had previously resided in Irvington, NY, Washington, DC, Jacksonville, FL, and...
Lauren Weidner, a Rutgers graduate student in entomology, studies maggots in her lab. And according to this article, her research in the growing field of forensic entomology could make her the state’s most...
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This edition of eNews contains news about the 2015 Officers Election, the ACE program's international expansion, Virtual Posters at Entomology 2014, a parody video about the world's most interesting...
This edition of eNews contains news about ESA's support for collections of biological specimens, the President’s pollinator health strategy, Entomology 2014 in Portland, entomology jobs, member news...
This edition of ESA Science Policy News contains information about a letter supporting the Highways BEE Act, the House and Senate FY 2015 Agriculture Appropriations bills, FY 2015 CDC funding, a House vector-...
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During September, 2013, there were several news reports of multitudes of crickets invading Oklahoma City. Many of these scenes were catured on video, which you can see below.
This video shows a very colorful peacock spider busting some crazy dance moves with techno music in the background. Click here to read more about the spider and for more videos. Watch the video below.  
This is a fascinating documentary about spiders, made by National Geographic. Watch the video below:  
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Annapolis, MD; July 28, 2014 – Scientists have discovered a new species of mayfly in the southern Western Ghats, a mountain range along the west coast of India. In fact, this is the first time that any mayfly...
Annapolis, MD; July 22, 2014 – Not much is known about the the genus of planthopper known as Conosimus, which now includes six species after a new one was recently discovered in the southern part of the Iberian...
Annapolis, MD; July 1, 2014 – Since white-tailed deer serve as the primary host for the adult blacklegged tick (Ixodes scapularis) — the vector for Lyme disease — scientists have wondered whether...
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