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Category: The Entomology Profession

News and events from entomological societies around the world

Seven Myths about Head Lice

A recent article in the Washington Post about head lice exposes some myths about these insects, which have become increasingly more common, especially among children. Each year, there are 6 […]

Vulnerability Found in the Malaria Parasite

An international team of scientists has identified a key metabolic enzyme that common malaria parasites require for survival at each stage of infection in humans. The findings raise the possibility […]

Navy Entomologists are Blasting Away Bugs

The U.S. Navy Entomology Center of Excellence is the Navy and Marine Corps center of expertise for operational entomology. They develop and evaluate novel products and application technologies to better […]

Insects on the Thanksgiving Menu in New Orleans

Today at the Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium in New Orleans, insects are on the Thanksgiving menu. The feast, dubbed “Bug Appetit,” includes turkey with cornbread and mealworm stuffing, wax […]

Video Roundup of Entomology 2013 in Austin

This video by Ryan Perry, a student at the University of California, Riverside, features the music, the food, the parties, and the insects at Entomology 2013: Thanks to Ryan, Derek […]

¿Cúal es tu insecto favorito y por qué?

Ricardo Mariño-Pérez, a Ph.D. student who works on the systematics of Pyrgomorphidae in the Song Laboratory of Insect Systematics and Evolution at the University of Central Florida (UCF – Orlando, […]

Entomologists Talk about Eating Insects

In this video, entomologists at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America talk about their favorite insects to eat, and discuss ways of preparing them. The video […]