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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...
Maureen Coetzee, director of the Malaria Entomology Research Unit at the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa, has had a subgenus of the Aedes mosquito named after her in recognition of her contribution to...
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This edition of eNews contains information about the Entomology 2014 Mobile App, the U.S. government's Pollinator Health Task Force, a call for editors-in-chief of the Journal of Insect Science, a new book...
This edition of ESA Science Policy News contains information volunteer ESA science policy position statement writers, a science policy session at Entomology 2014 in Portland, ESA's Vice President Elect...
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...
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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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Este comunicado está disponible en español. Annapolis, MD: November 17, 2014 -- Although maize was originally domesticated in Mexico, the country’s average yield per hectare is 38% below the world’s average...
Annapolis, MD: November 7, 2014 -- The ESA 2015 World of Insects wall calendar is now available for purchase. Hundreds of photos were submitted by insect photographers from around the world, and the ESA calendar...
Annapolis, MD; November 5, 2014 -- Research on arthropod involvement in Ebola virus transmission has been quite limited, so many questions remain about whether flies and other insects play any role in the transmission...
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