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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...
At an age when most kids were sitting on the family room floor watching Captain Kangaroo, Andy Brower was running across the green hills of Trinidad, watching his parents collect butterflies. Both were renowned...
Daniel Young, a professor of entomology at the University of Wisconsin and Director of the UW Insect Research Collection, is portrayed in a new children’s book about Henri Bell (after Jean-Henri Fabre), a ten-year...
Dr. Roxanne Connelly received the gavel for the presidency of the American Mosquito Control Association at the business meeting on Feb. 27th, during the organization’s 79th annual meeting at Atlantic City New...
Every year, California’s diverse ecosystem is invaded by new, often-destructive species of exotic pests, resulting in annual economic losses of more than $3 billion. In this short video, Mark Hoddle, the director...
Coby Schal, an entomologist at North Carolina State University, was featured on NPR's Science Friday in this video on how and why cockroaches clean themselves. To clean its antenna, a cockroach will grab ahold of it...
Anne Nielsen, a new faculty member in the Department of Entomology at Rutgers University, has been awarded $2,672,327 by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture in support of a multi-regional,...
Philip Koehler, an entomologist at the University of Florida, is featured in this news video about his work on developing a better fly trap. Dr. Koehler and others in his lab found that flies are most strongly attracted...
Greg Wiggins, an assistant professor at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, is featured in this news video about scientists using small wasps to control the emerald ash borer. Watch the video below.
Prof. S. Bradleigh Vinson, Texas A&M University, has been awarded the Distinguished Research Medal of the International Society of Hymenopterists for 2012. This medal is awarded every 2-4 years by the society to a...
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This edition of ESA Science Policy News contains information about the Federal Pollinator Task Force, a White House request for information on innovation strategy, a letter in support of FFAR Board...
This edition of eNews contains news about a new eBook called The American Entomologist Poet's Guide to the Orders of Insects, winners of the ESA Certification Corporation, a tour of Portland with The Bug...
This edition of eNews contains news about the 2014 ESA award winners, including the winners of research and travel grant's from the USDA's Agriculture and Food Research Initiative and Monsanto. Also,...
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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; October 1, 2014 – Spiders found in international cargo brought into North America are sometimes submitted to arachnologists for identification. Often, these spiders are presumed to be of medical...
Annapolis, MD; September 22, 2014 -- In addition to being a scientist, entomology professor, and editor-in-chief of American Entomologist, Gene Kritsky is also an art enthusiast and a scholar of insects in literature...
Annapolis, MD; September 10, 2014 -- The Entomological Society of America (ESA) is pleased to announce the winners of its 2014 awards. The awards will be presented at Entomology 2014, ESA's 62nd Annual Meeting in...
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