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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...
Nancy Hinkle, professor of entomology at the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and Governing Board member of the Entomological Society of America, recently received the Lifetime...
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This edition of eNews contains news about ten new ESA Fellows, Nobel Prize winner Peter Agre giving the keynote address at the 2016 International Congress of Entomology, a new ESA Science Policy Fellows...
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...
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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 30, 2014 – The Governing Board of the Entomological Society of America (ESA) has elected ten new Fellows of the Society for 2014. The election as a Fellow acknowledges outstanding contributions...
Annapolis, MD; July 30, 2014 – Dr. Peter Agre, the Bloomberg Distinguished Professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Bloomberg School of Public Health, will deliver the keynote address at the 2016...
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...
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