Highlights: Entomologists Join the Crowds to March for Science

March for Science - Andrea Lucky

On Saturday, entomologists stood up for science. In cities around the world, they gathered with scientists of myriad disciplines and non-scientists as well to remind the world about the critical role of science in human progress. Some traveled from a great distance to participate in the flagship March for Science in Washington, DC, while many […]

Why Science Communication Ought to Be Part of the Job for Entomologists

Rayda Krell

For plenty of scientists, a day in the field or in the lab—i.e., getting knee-deep in science—is their favorite part of the job. Interacting with the public, with media, or with lawmakers seems outside their job description. However, in an age of fractured media and faltering trust in public institutions, scientists may need to broaden […]

Animation Makes Broad Impacts in Science and Outreach

By Anthony Dimeglio “The reason why the Earth is wet is because of its ever-evolving life on its surface.” The late Dr. Lynn Margulis, a highly distinguished and respected cell biologist, shared this with me at an inaugural symposium describing trends in agriculture, just shy of a month before she passed in 2011. The Earth […]