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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...
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...
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This edition of eNews contains information on the Summit of the Americas on the Aedes aegypti Crisis in Brazil in March, an ESA Statement on the Importance of Insect Collections, travel awards for ICE 2016 for...
This edition of eNews contains information on submitting papers and posters for ICE 2016, exhibiting at ICE 2016, and student debates at ICE 2016. There's also a reminder for ESA members to renew...
This edition of ESA Science Policy News contains information about an ESA response to an RFI on Agricultural Innovation, Congressional appropriations legislation, House hearings on biotechnology, FFAR funding...
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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: February 10, 2016 -- Scientists who conduct research on insects need to be able to keep them alive, sometimes for many generations. That can be difficult, especially since members of many insect species...
Annapolis, MD: February 9, 2016 -- Bombus occidentalis used to be the most common bumble bee species in the Pacific Northwest, but in the mid 1990s it became one of the rarest. Now, according to an article in the...
Annapolis, MD: February 8, 2016 -- ESA is looking for outstanding photos of insects and related arthropods to grace our “World of Insects 2017 Calendar.” Photos should be of the highest aesthetic and...
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