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Loyola professor Robert W. Hamilton retired from teaching and research on January 1, 2013. Professor Hamilton received his MS and PhD in entomology from The Ohio State University while working with Drs. Barry Valentine...
Ken Ward, an entomologist at Alabama A&M, is featured in this TV news video on what makes people attractive to mosquitoes. Watch the video below.
Erin Mills, an entomologist with the Houston Museum of Natural Science, is featured in this video about crazy ants and how they are displacing fire ant populations in Texas. Watch the video below.  
Insects are a great resource and offer opportunities for food and for feed. The technical consultancy I was invited to participate in at the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations in Rome, Italy,...
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...
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This edition of ESA Science Policy News contains news about ESA participation at the 22nd Annual Coalition for National Science Funding (CNSF) Exhibition and Reception on Capitol Hill, an ESA Position...
This edition of eNews contains information about a new ESA Statement on Diversity & Inclusion, an ESA Position Statement on Invasive Species, an Integrated Tick Management Symposium in Washington, DC, plus...
This edition of eNews contains information about a new ESA journal called Insect Systematics and Diversity, Grand Challenge Agenda for Entomology, a call for ESA Science Policy Fellow applicants, entomology...
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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; April 28, 2016 – The Entomological Society of America (ESA) has issued a statement about the dangers of invasive species and the potential threats they pose to U.S. national interests by undermining...
Annapolis, MD; April 5, 2016 – In order to determine where bed bug outbreaks are occurring and the best way to prevent and control infestations, entomologists examined 2,372 apartments in New Jersey and looked at...
Annapolis, MD; March 31, 2016 – Insects known as treehoppers vary wildly in form, sporting many different shapes and colors. Recently, Dr. Brendan O. Morris and Dr. Christopher H. Dietrich, of the University of...
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