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Holly Menninger Moves to NC, Needs Your Help

By |2017-03-16T09:43:59-04:00January 12th, 2012|Uncategorized|

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 North Carolina State University. As such, she is requesting your help to uncover the natural history of our homes and asks [...]

Myths About Insects and Entomologists

By |2012-01-12T07:59:13-04:00January 12th, 2012|Uncategorized|

This video was made by student volunteers at Entomology 2011, the 59th Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, held in Reno, Nevada in November, 2011 (http://www.entsoc.org/entomology2011). In it, entomologists discuss myths and misconceptions about insects and about entomologists. Watch the video below.

Caterpillars Mimic One Another for Survival

By |2017-03-16T09:43:59-04:00January 12th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Lanham, MD; December 16, 2011 -- In the world of insects, high risk of attack has led to the development of camouflage as a means for survival, especially in the larval stage. One caterpillar may look like a stick, while another disguises itself as bird droppings. Though crypsis may have its advantages, University of Florida [...]

Subi Bhadriraju Appointed Wilbur Endowed Professor

By |2012-01-12T07:59:11-04:00January 12th, 2012|Uncategorized|

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 will begin the three-year appointment on Jan. 1, 2012. Bhadriraju plans to use the annual $10,000 support associated with the professorship to encourage and recruit undergraduate [...]

Entomology 2012 to Present the Latest Insect Research

By |2017-03-16T09:43:59-04:00January 12th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Scientific abstract submission site now open for ESA's 60th Annual Meeting 2012-AM-Logo.jpg Lanham, MD; December 21, 2011 -- The Entomological Society of America (ESA) invites scientists to submit Program Symposia for Entomology 2012, ESA's 60th Annual Meeting, which will be held in Knoxville, Tennessee, November 11-14, 2012 . Click here to submit Program Symposia. This [...]

Be a Friend to Pollinators

By |2012-01-12T07:59:09-04:00January 12th, 2012|Uncategorized|

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service presents a unique view of the importance of pollinators. In less than two minutes, “Be a Friend to Pollinators” takes flight with simple facts about bees, butterflies, birds, and bats and other pollinators. Featured are the places of pollinators in food production, plus food for thought on what it would be [...]

Walter Leal Elected Fellow of RES

By |2012-01-12T07:59:08-04:00January 12th, 2012|Uncategorized|

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. In addition, Leal just received the Second National Award of Chemical Ecology from his native Brazil. Click here for the full [...]

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