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ESA News

Roger Gold, a professor of entomology at Texas A&M University, is featured in this video on teaching entomology to university students.
Linda S. Rayor, an entomologist at Cornell University, is the host of “Monster Bug Wars,” a new scientific television series on the Science Channel, which is broadcast Tuesday at 10 p.m. EDT. The first...
Video highlights from the Entomological Society of America's Southeastern Branch Linnaean Games Finals between the University of Arkansas and North Carolina State University in San Juan, Puerto Rico, March, 2011....
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...
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This edition of eNews contains information on the Summit of the Americas on the Aedes aegypti Crisis in Brazil in March, an ESA Statement on the Importance of Insect Collections, travel awards for ICE 2016 for...
This edition of eNews contains information on submitting papers and posters for ICE 2016, exhibiting at ICE 2016, and student debates at ICE 2016. There's also a reminder for ESA members to renew...
This edition of ESA Science Policy News contains information about an ESA response to an RFI on Agricultural Innovation, Congressional appropriations legislation, House hearings on biotechnology, FFAR funding...
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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: February 8, 2016 -- ESA is looking for outstanding photos of insects and related arthropods to grace our “World of Insects 2017 Calendar.” Photos should be of the highest aesthetic and...
Annapolis, MD; February 2, 2016 -- The Mexican bean beetle (Epilachna varivestis) has flown under the research radar too long, despite the fact that it has been ravaging U.S. crops for almost a century, according to...
Annapolis, MD; January 28, 2016 -- A new study published in the Journal of Medical Entomology is the first to report that bed bugs have developed resistance to a class of insecticides known as neonicotinoids, or neonics...
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