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Karen Vail, an entomologist at the University of Tennessee, is interviewed in this TV news video on kudzu bugs, which have recently made their way north to Tennessee. Watch the video below.
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...
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This edition of eNews contains information about the 2015 YouTube Your Entomology contest, a hashtag contest for Entomology 2015, a call for awards nominations, a call for nominations for ESA officers, info on...
This edition of ESA Science Policy News contains information about ESA written testimony to House and Senate appropriations subcommittees, ESA letters on government travel restricitions and  COMPETES...
This edition of eNews contains information about a webinar on insect photography with Alex Wild, a call for photos for the 2016 Insect Calendar, a Facebook page for finding roommates for Entomology 2015, plus...
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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; May 5, 2014 – ESA has begun accepting entries for the 2015 YouTube Your Entomology Video Contest. This contest gives ESA members the opportunity to showcase their talents and creativity through...
Annapolis, MD; April 15, 2015 -- The Asian longhorned beetle, Anoplophora glabripennis, is a wood-boring insect that is capable of destroying 30% of the urban trees in the United States at an economic loss of $669...
Annapolis, MD; April 15, 2015 -- A newly-discovered species of tree-killing bark beetle, Dendroctonus mesoamericanus Armendáriz-Toledano and Sullivan, has been described in a paper published online in the Annals of the...
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