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News and events from entomological societies around the world

New Dung Beetles are Coming to Australia

Australia, home to nearly 23 million people, is also home to 28 million head of cattle. Besides producing milk and meat, cattle also produce a lot of manure, which was […]

New Approach to Sterilizing Fruit Flies

The sterile insect technique, or SIT, has been used for decades to control insects such as the Mediterranean fruit fly. Basically, insects are exposed to radiation, which makes them sterile, […]

Bee Venom May one Day be used to Fight Cancer

Venom from bees, snakes, or scorpions could form the basis of a new generation of cancer-fighting drugs, as scientists have devised a method for targeting venom proteins specifically to malignant […]

Entomology 2014 is Just Four Months Away

Entomology 2014, the 62nd Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America (ESA), is less than four months away. ESA meetings typically have more than 3,000 attendees, which is probably […]

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