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ESA News

Gene Robinson, a professor at the University of Illinois, has been named director of the UI's Institute for Genomic Biology, pending approval by trustees next week. Dr. Robinson has headed the institute on an...
Richard "Dick" Rice of Kingsburg, Calif. passed away on Dec. 24, 2011, at the age of 74. Dr. Rice was an active member of the Entomological Society of America. He served as president of the Pacific Branch and...
Michael Ivie, a professor at Montana State University, along with Crystal Maier, a PhD student at the University of Kansas, and University of Idaho entomologist James B. Johnson, discovered a new species of beetle above...
Walter Leal, a professor at the University of California, Davis, is a newly elected Fellow of the Royal Entomological Society, joining the ranks of such imminent scientists as Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace....
Subramanyam "Subi" Bhadriraju, a professor of grain science at Kansas State University, has been appointed the first Donald A. Wilbur Endowed Professor in Stored-Product Protection at K-State. Dr. Bhadriraju...
Holly L. Menninger, formerly a senior extension associate and coordinator of the New York Invasive Species Research Institute at Cornell University, is now the Director of Public Science, and the Wild Life Team at...
Marla Spivak, a University of Minnesota researcher, was interviewed on The Promised Land radio show about her work with honey bees. Click here to listen to the interview.
Jaret Daniels, an assistant professor of entomology at the University of Florida and assistant curator of Lepidoptera at the Florida Museum of Natural History, established the Florida Butterfly Monitoring Network, which...
David G. James, an associate professor of entomology at Washington State University, has coauthored a new book, Life Histories of Cascadia Butterflies. The book describes and illustrates the immature stages of all but...
Paula Kleintjes Neff, a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, was recently interviewed by HigherEdJobs about her career as an entomologist and scientist at a state comprehensive university that strongly...
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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 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...
Annapolis, MD; January 27, 2016 -- On March 13, 2016, in Maceió, Alagoas, Brazil, the Entomological Society of America (ESA) and the Sociedade Entomológica do Brasil (SEB) will host a gathering of the world’s...
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