Just in time for its 50th anniversary, the Frost Entomological Museum at Penn State has reopened to the public. The museum's curators hope to give visitors an appreciation for the value of natural history collections as well as insects.
By Meredith Swett Walker What do the United States Navy, the famous naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace, and bizarre genitalia have in common? They are all part of the story of […]
By Derek A. Woller On May 12, 2015, JoVonn G. Hill and I fulfilled an eight-year-long odyssey to locate a grasshopper species endemic to the sandhills of the state of […]
In April, 2014 an article called “Avoiding (Re)extinction” was published in Science magazine that said that collecting biological could “magnify the extinction risk” for some species, and that alternatives such […]