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John Ruberson, an entomologist at the University of Georgia, says that releasing a tiny wasp may be the best way to control the spread of the Kudzu bug in United State's southeastern region. Ruberson and other...
Eric Day, an entomologist with Virginia Tech, appears in this news video on the dangers of ticks. "East of the Blue Ridge, Lynchburg, Central Virginia we see the Lone Star Tick. West of the Blue Ridge we see...
Rob Progar, an entomologist with the Pacific Northwest Research Station, is featured in this PBS video on a "Rare Snowstorm of Pine Butterflies," the largest recorded outbreak of pine butterflies in the Blue...
Sonny Ramaswamy, dean of Oregon State University's College of Agricultural Sciences, has been chosen by the Obama administration to head the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, an arm of the U.S. Department...
Robert Washino -- an ESA Fellow, emeritus professor of entomology, and a longtime academic administrator at the University of California, Davis -- has been selected as a recipient of a 2012 Distinguished Scholarly...
Phillip Kaufman, a veterinary entomologist at the University of Florida, recently undertook a dung beetle investigation on Florida livestock farms which was published in the latest issue of the Annals of the...
Gene Robinson, University of Illinois entomology professor and Institute for Genomic Biology director, has published a new study in Science that suggests that thrill-seeking is not limited to humans and other...
David Buntin, a professor at the University of Georgia, and Robert Wiedenmann, a professor at the University of Arkansas and Vice President of the ESA, were both featured in this news video from Little Rock, AR, where...
Eric Benson, an entomology professor at Clemson University, and Nick Seiter, a Clemson graduate student, are featured in this news video on the kudzu bug, an invasive insect originally from Asia. The insects get their...
Philip G. Koehler, a professor of urban entomology with the University of Floridas Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, and Roberto M. Pereira, an IFAS associate research scientist, worked with US Navy...
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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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