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Tom Myers has photographed polar bears in the Arctic, penguins in Antarctica, endangered creatures and insects from the Amazon to the African rain forest. His photos have appeared on local and national TV, national...
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...
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This edition of eNews contains news about the first class of ESA Science Policy Fellows, the launching of the ACE International Program, news about the passing of ESA Past President Donald Lewis McLean, the...
This edition of eNews contains news about ESA's Vice President-Elect receiving the National Medal of Science, a new publications policy that allows ESA members to publish in ESA journals without page...
This edition of ESA Science Policy News contains information about the Federal Pollinator Task Force, a White House request for information on innovation strategy, a letter in support of FFAR Board...
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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; October 16, 2014 -- In 2014, the Entomological Society of America (ESA) formed a program to support and develop scientists as visible and effective advocates for entomology and entomological research. The...
Annapolis, MD; October 14, 2014 -- Entomology 2014, the 62nd Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America (ESA), will be held November 16-19, 2014 in Portland, Oregon. With more than 3,000 insect scientists...
Annapolis, MD; October 12, 2014 -- Concerns over human-insecticide exposure has stimulated the development of alternative bed bug control materials, and many essential oil-based pesticides and detergent insecticides...
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