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Walter S. Leal, a professor at the University of California, Davis, and researchers in his lab have discovered a “generic insect repellent detector” and its receptor in the fruit fly -- research that may...
Deborah A. Delaney, an assistant professor at the University of Delaware, will study the effectiveness of native bumble bees as pollinators of fruits and vegetables. Dr. Delaney will show growers how to pollinate a...
Brian M. Wiegmann, a professor at North Carolina State University, and collaborators across the globe have mapped the evolutionary history of flies in a project that has been dubbed the "fly tree of life". The...
Ralph Berry, emeritus professor of entomology at Oregon State University, is serving as co-curator of a new butterfly exhibit at the High Desert Museum in Bend, OR. The exhibit will run until March 26th. Visitors will...
Wizzie Brown, integrated pest management specialist for AgriLife Extension in Texas, has been scientifically testing alternative, non-chemical means to control fire ants, including the use of club soda, coffee grounds,...
Kim Hoelmer, a research entomologist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Beneficial Insects Introduction Research Unit, is exploring the use of a tiny parasitic wasp to control the brown marmorated stink bug, a...
Neil Tsutsui, an associate professor at the University of California, Berkeley, and Cameron Currie, an associate professor at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, are featured in this article about decoding ant...
W. Joe Lewis, a retired research entomologist who worked for nearly 40 years for the USDA's Agricultural Research Service, is featured in this New York Times article about the Wasp Hound, a device he invented with...
Nancy M. Troyano, who works for Ehrlich Pest Control, is featured in this local TV news video from Pennsylvania on the brown marmorated stink bug. Click here for the video and the article.
David G. Hall, a research leader at the USDA-ARS Subtropical Insects Research Unit in Fort Pierce, Florida, was featured on NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams during a report on the effects of the Asian citrus psyllid...
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This edition of eNews contains information about the ESA 2016 Officers Election, National Moth Week, an Educator Workshop at Entomology 2015, Virtual Posters at Entomology 2015, entomology jobs, meetings, and...
This edition of eNews contains information about a free webinar on writing grant proposals, an International Graduate Student Showcase at ICE 2016, the deadline for Virtual Posters at Entomology 2015, EPA'...
This edition of ESA Science Policy News contains information on an ESA press release on the National Strategy to Promote the Health of Honey Bees and Other Pollinators, an ESA letter on the Lyme and Tick-Borne...
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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; June 19, 2015 – The Entomological Society of America (ESA), the largest organization in the world serving the professional and scientific needs of entomologists and related disciplines, celebrates...
Annapolis, MD; June 17, 2015 – The co-chairs of the 2016 International Congress of Entomology are proud to announce that 287 symposia have been accepted from the global entomological community for ICE 2016. The...
Annapolis, MD; May 5, 2015 – 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...
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