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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 eNews contains information about USDA fellowships, the AIBS Emerging Public Policy Leadership Award, a call for symposia submissions for Entomology 2015, plus job ads, member news, future...
This edition of ESA Science Policy News contains information about a letter to Representative John Culberson (R-TX) to congratulate him on his new appointment as Chairman of the House Commerce, Justice,...
This edition of eNews contains video of Fred Gould's Founders' Memorial Speech at Entomology 2014, a call for symposia submissions for Entomology 2015, an article in the Journal of Integrated Pest...
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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: January 22, 2015 -- Fans of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and similar TV shows know that forensic entomology involves the use of insects and other arthropods in legal matters, including homicide cases....
Annapolis, MD: January 20, 2015 -- The Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri, was first discovered in Florida in 2005 and in Puerto Rico in 2007. Since then it has caused billions of dollars’ worth of damage by...
Annapolis, MD: January 15, 2015 -- The emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis), also known as EAB, is an invasive insect pest from Asia that has killed millions of trees in the United States and Canada and has caused...
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