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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...
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.
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This edition of eNews contains information about Premier Presentations at Entomology 2015, symposia at ICE 2016, a free webinar on writing grant proposals, an ESA statement on collections management, the ESA...
This edition of eNews contains information about ESA Science Policy Fellows and their recent visit to Washington, DC, a call for new ESA members to be Science Policy Fellows, photos from the recent North...
This edition of ESA Science Policy News contains information about ESA participation at the 21st Annual Coalition for National Science Funding (CNSF) Exhibition and Reception on Capitol Hill, ESA members at a...
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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; June 19, 2015 – The Entomological Society of America (ESA), the largest organization in the world serving the professional and scientific needs of entomologists and related disciplines, celebrates...
Annapolis, MD; June 17, 2015 – The co-chairs of the 2016 International Congress of Entomology are proud to announce that 287 symposia have been accepted from the global entomological community for ICE 2016. The...
Annapolis, MD; May 5, 2015 – ESA has begun accepting entries for the 2015 YouTube Your Entomology Video Contest. This contest gives ESA members the opportunity to showcase their talents and creativity through...
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