In the course of history, entomology has at times intersected with humanity's militaristic motives. From deploying harmful insects against enemies to modeling technological advances on insect biomechanics, explore some of the ways insects have been used in human warfare.
Historically, more soldiers have died from insects than from bombs or bullets. In the early 1800s, tens of thousands of French soldiers died from yellow fever — which is vectored […]
By Lt. Jen Wright and Lt. Hanayo Arimoto 1. Wait, the United States Navy has entomologists? Yes, they do! The image of an entomologist dressed in camouflage and armed with […]
The Research Program for Deployed Warfighter Protection (DWFP) against disease-carrying insects is an initiative by the United States Department of Defense to develop, validate and use novel materials and technologies […]