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May Berenbaum, University of Illinois entomology professor and department head, will receive the 2011 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement, an international award that recognizes "those individuals who have...
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.
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This edition of eNews contains information about the 2015-2016 ESA election results, new Fellows and Honorary Members, a new report from ESA's liaison to the EPA, a Bug of the Week Tumblr page, Entomology...
This edition of eNews contains information about the full online program for Entomology 2015, a call for writers of new position statements, ESA webinar on time management strategies, travel funding for early...
This edition of eNews contains information about three new position statements, a call for writers of new position statements, position statements from last month on pollinator health and tick-borne diseases,...
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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; Aug. 26, 2015 – The Governing Board of the Entomological Society of America (ESA) has elected 10 new Fellows of the Society for 2015. Election as a Fellow acknowledges outstanding contributions to...
Annapolis MD; August 24, 2015 – The Entomological Society of America (ESA) is pleased to announce the selection of the 2015 Honorary Members of the Society. Honorary Membership acknowledges those who have served...
Annapolis, MD; August 10, 2015 – The Entomological Society of America (ESA) recently released a statement (http://www.entsoc.org/ticks) supporting the creation and implementation of a national strategy using...
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