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Thomas Miller, an entomologist at the University of California, Riverside, has joined a team of Rwandan researchers to examine why a sizable portion of their coffee crop is being compromised by a defect called "...
Stuart Mitchell, principal technical specialist at PestWest Environmental, will complete a PhD in Clinical Psychology in September of this year. His other degrees include Doctor of Science Osteopathic Medicine, PhD in...
      Dr. Rogers Leonard (right) Dr. B. Rogers Leonard of Louisiana State University was named the 2012 winner of the Insect Research and Control Conference Award for Excellence in Cotton...
John Schneider, a professor of entomology at Mississippi State University, is studying the black soldier fly as a potential solution to dealing with large amounts of waste while also generating an animal feed product...
Greg Loeb, an entomology professor at Cornell University, and his colleague Serguei Triapitsyn found a fairfly wasp (Gonatocerus ovicenatus) along the roadside at the campus of the New York State Agricultural...
Gene Robinson, a professor at the University of Illinois, has been named director of the UI's Institute for Genomic Biology, pending approval by trustees next week. Dr. Robinson has headed the institute on an...
Richard "Dick" Rice of Kingsburg, Calif. passed away on Dec. 24, 2011, at the age of 74. Dr. Rice was an active member of the Entomological Society of America. He served as president of the Pacific Branch and...
Michael Ivie, a professor at Montana State University, along with Crystal Maier, a PhD student at the University of Kansas, and University of Idaho entomologist James B. Johnson, discovered a new species of beetle above...
Walter Leal, a professor at the University of California, Davis, is a newly elected Fellow of the Royal Entomological Society, joining the ranks of such imminent scientists as Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace....
Subramanyam "Subi" Bhadriraju, a professor of grain science at Kansas State University, has been appointed the first Donald A. Wilbur Endowed Professor in Stored-Product Protection at K-State. Dr. Bhadriraju...
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This edition of eNews contains information about the ESA-OUP publications partnership, two newly proposed insect common names that are open for comments, a call for photos for the 2016 World of Insects...
This edition of ESA Science Policy News contains information about a letter from ESA to the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Director Sonny Ramaswamy commenting on recommendations made by a...
This edition of eNews contains information about the upcoming ESA Branch meetings, the National Agricultural Library's PubAg search engine, nomination procedures for ESA Honorary Members and Fellows, the...
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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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The rice water weevil, Lissorhoptrus oryzophilus, is the most harmful insect pest of rice in the United States, causing yield losses of up to 25 percent. Adults inflict damage by consuming leaf tissue, and the larvae...
ESA is looking for outstanding insect photos to grace our “World of Insects 2016 Calendar.” Photos should be of the highest aesthetic and technical quality. Photographs for the calendar will be selected by...
Annapolis, MD: February 2, 2015 -- The Asian citrus psyllid (Diaphorina citri) carries a bacterial pathogen that causes citrus greening disease (huanglongbing), which is destroying trees in many countries and states,...
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