An Interview with Fred Gould and Aaron Gassmann on the NAS Report on Genetically Engineered Crops

The National Academies of Sciences recently released a study on the safety of genetically engineered crops on human and livestock health and the environment. While many folks wanted the study to take a firm stance on GE crops (e.g., “GE crops are bad,” or “GE crops are good”), the findings were much more nuanced than […]

Ongoing NAS Study Examines Current Understanding of GE Crops

By Fred Gould Genetically engineered crops and their use in food are hot-button issues. People around the world have a wide range of questions and opinions about the agronomic, environmental, health, and socioeconomic, impacts of these crops. We entomologists have our own questions. How do genetically engineered crops fit into the spectrum of pest management […]

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 the largest gathering of insect scientists anywhere in the world. In order to get ready for the meeting, they’ve made a couple of videos that […]