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Tag: Annals of the Entomological Society of America

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Career Advancement Slower for Women in Entomology, Study Finds

Women pursuing careers in entomology face persistent challenges in obtaining jobs compared to men, according to a new study analyzing career tracks of recent entomology doctoral graduates. Among entomologists obtaining Ph.D.s between 2001 and 2018, significantly more men than women held industry positions as technical representatives and research scientists as of 2021. Across job categories, women outpaced men only in nonfaculty university positions. Meanwhile, men published significantly more research articles than women during their graduate programs and then went on to attain higher measures of publishing volume and influence.

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Harpoon Heads, Sweeping Tails: How Predatory Mosquito Larvae Capture Prey

With striking high-speed video footage, scientists have for the first time detailed how predatory mosquito larvae attack and capture prey in aquatic habitats. Published this week in the Annals of the Entomological Society of America, this new research sheds light on behavior that has long proven too small and too fast to study, until now.

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Asian Pacific American Heritage Month: ESA Member Highlights

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. In the past year, numerous Asian American and Pacific Islander entomologists have earned ESA awards, been featured in ESA publications, or served in key volunteer roles. Get to know these members and their accomplishments.