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Mike Raupp, a professor and entomologist at the University of Maryland, is featured in this news video on mosquitoes, where he talks about products that can be used to avoid them. Watch the video below.
Wayne J. Ohnesorg, an extension educator and PhD student at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, is part of a team which created the "Aphid Speed Scout" app, which was selected as the Top Best Mobile App for...
George Ball, an ESA member for 40+ years and a faculty member of the University of Alberta, is the subject of a May 6 newspaper article called "Going bug-eyed for beetles." Ball, who is 86 years old, said...
Bob Wright, an extension entomologist at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, is featured in this video about the unusually high number of army cutworm moths, and whether they will affect planted corn. UNL extension...
John D. Hopkins, an assistant professor and extension entomologist at the University of Arkansas, is featured in this news video on insect parts in everyday foods. The Food and Drug Administration regulates the...
Karen Vail, an extension entomologist at the University of Tennessee, is featured in this local news video on ticks and Lyme disease. "The ticks are definitely active and have been active for a number of weeks. And...
Jerry Michels, an entomologist at Texas AgriLife Research, is featured in this local news video on salt cedar plants, which consume large amounts of water and have cost millions of dollars to eradicate so far. But Dr....
Roger Gold, a professor at Texas A&M, is featured in this local news video on bed bugs. "We are using more and more baits for things like cockroaches and termites, so we aren't using the same pesticides on...
Grady E. Jones, ACE, an entomologist at Western Exterminator Co. in Las Vegas, NV, was featured in a local news video on bark scorpions. "We are seeing a lot of calls come in because during the spring and fall that...
Dr. Pathipati Usha Rani is a senior principal scientist at the Biology and Biotechnology Division of the Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, a national research laboratory under Council of Scientific and Industrial...
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This edition of ESA Science Policy News contains information about an ESA letter to lawmakers about ending sequestration, hearings on the 2016 budget, the Engineering Biology Research and Development Act of...
This edition of eNews contains information about the ESA-OUP publications partnership, two newly proposed insect common names that are open for comments, a call for photos for the 2016 World of Insects...
This edition of ESA Science Policy News contains information about a letter from ESA to the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Director Sonny Ramaswamy commenting on recommendations made by a...
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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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The rice water weevil, Lissorhoptrus oryzophilus, is the most harmful insect pest of rice in the United States, causing yield losses of up to 25 percent. Adults inflict damage by consuming leaf tissue, and the larvae...
ESA is looking for outstanding insect photos to grace our “World of Insects 2016 Calendar.” Photos should be of the highest aesthetic and technical quality. Photographs for the calendar will be selected by...
Annapolis, MD: February 2, 2015 -- The Asian citrus psyllid (Diaphorina citri) carries a bacterial pathogen that causes citrus greening disease (huanglongbing), which is destroying trees in many countries and states,...
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