A new study finds zero evidence that flies and cockroaches can carry the virus that causes COVID-19 from one surface to another—adding to a chorus of studies finding no role among arthropods in coronavirus transmission.
A new review looks at innate immunity and superorganism-level social immunity as defenses against immune challenge by viruses in eusocial ants, bees, and wasps.
Even pre-pandemic, life as a graduate student in entomology or other scientific fields can make it difficult to build social connections and find one's place in a community. One entomology graduate student shares advice for creating or growing social groups as an important part of a healthy student work-life balance.
Emerald Ash Borer University has delivered critical knowledge about EAB and other invasive forest pests via webinar for more than a decade, and lessons learned from that experience can help improve other entomological extension and outreach efforts, as more of them adopt online formats in a post-pandemic world.