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» ANTS AS BIOINDICATORS: Dr. Alan Andersen, of CSIRO's Tropical Ecosystems Research Centre in Darwin, has developed an innovative model of ant community structure in relation to environmental stress and disturbance
» At the University of Queensland, Dr. Sassan Asgari is studying insect viruses and immune responses to venom proteins
» BIOLOGY, SYSTEMATICS AND MOLECULAR PHYLOGENETICS OF PARASITIC WASPS: Professor Andy Austin is a key member of the Australian Centre for Evolutionary Biology and Biodiversity (ACEBB) at The University of Adelaide.
» Boris Baer, coordinator of The Collaborative Initiative for Bee Research (CIBER) at the University of WA, leads a team investigating reproduction, immunity and ecology of the honeybee, Apis mellifera, a species integral to crop pollination in Australia.
» David Merritt at the University of Queensland's School of Biological Sciences is studying the regulation of bioluminescence in glow-worms and insect developmental mechanisms using the model genetic organism, Drosophila melanogaster.
» David Yeates at CSIRO Entomology's Australian National Insect collection uses phenotypic and genotypic datasets to understand the evolution and biodiversity of Australian insects...
» Douglas Waterhouse (1916-2000), was a major contributor to Australian entomology. Head of CSIRO Entomology for 21 years, he was instrumental in establishing the Australian National Insect Collection. He was made Officer in the Order of Australia in 1980.
» Explaining wing pattern polyphenism in male Processionary caterpillar: Dr Martin Steinbauer, Department of Zoology, La Trobe University
» Greg Sword, researcher at the University of Sydney uses ecological, behavioural, and molecular techniques to examine insect migration. See videos of Mormon cricket swarm behaviour on his website.
» Ground Beetles (Carabidae) vulnerable to climate change
» INSECT VISION RESEARCH AT UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE
» Judith Reinhard at the Queensland Brain Institute is a step closer to unlocking the mysteries of disorders like schizophrenia and autism – through peering into the brains of bees.
» New insights into scribbly gum moth biology and taxonomy
» THE EVOLUTION OF THE HONEYBEE DANCE LANGUAGE: Dr. Madeleine Beekman from the University of Sydney
» University of Adelaide researchers find unusual genes in blind cave beetle
» University of Melbourne Research: Battle scarred ant antennae can’t tell friend from foe
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» 15-18 Nov 2015: Joint Entomology Society of America, American Society of Agronomy, the Crop Science Society of America and the Soil Science Society of America Conference, Minneapolis, MN, USA
» 18-20 Aug 2015: 6th International Barcode of Life Conference
» 27-30 Sept 2015: 46th AGM and Scientific Conference of the Australian Entomological Society, Cairns, QLD
» 6-9 December 2015: Joint meeting of the Society of Australian Systematic Biologists (SASB) and Invertebrate Biodiversity and Conservation Conference (IBCC), Fremantle, WA
» April 2010: Bees see super color at super speed
» April 2010: Sand Fly Barcoding in Panama Reveals Leishmania Strain and Its Potential Control
» April 2010: Hawaiian caterpillars are first known amphibious insects
» April 2010: Stunning pictures of sleeping insects covered in water droplets
» April 2010: World's Strongest Insect Revealed
» April 2011: Bacteria in Wasp Antennae Produce Antibiotic Cocktails
» April 2011: Conservation International's 20 most remarkable and/or threatened insects
» April 2011: Molecular Messages from Moth Antennae: Scientists Assemble Genes Involved in Regulating Olfaction
» April 2011: Sweet Potato White Fly becomes Supermom
» August 2010: Aphids, abandon ship
» August 2010: Artificial Bee Eye Gives Insight Into Insects’ Visual World
» August 2010: Combination of Biological and Chemical Pesticides More Effective Than Expected on Malaria Mosquitoes
» August 2011: Butterfly Study Sheds Light On Convergent Evolution: Single Gene Controls Mimicry Across Different Species
» August 2011: Fewer Aphids in Organic Crop Fields, Study Finds
» August 2011: New study links Attraction and Oviposition of Tuta absoluta Females in Response to Tomato Leaf Volatiles
» August 2011: Nocturnal ants 'not afraid of winter'
» Dec 08 Invasion of Hairy Caterpillars in Queensland.
» Dec 09 - Aggression-Promoting Pheromone Discovered in Flies
» Dec 09 - Bagheera kiplingi - the mostly vegetarian spider
» Dec 09 - First Butterflies in space emerge
» Dec 09 - How a Brain Hormone Controls Insect Metamorphosis
» Dec 2010: A maths lesson from ants
» Dec 2010: Catnip Oil Repels Bloodsucking Flies
» Dec 2010: Current Locust situation
» Dec 2010: One of the rarest flies in the world - the Mormotomiya Hirsuta - has been found in remote Kenya
» Feb 09 Link Between Southern USA Stink Bug And Cotton Disease Explained
» Feb 2010: Deceptively delicious smell of infected squash plants tricks aphids into spreading disease
» Feb 2010: Surprising New Branches on Arthropod Family Tree
» Feb 2011: Eat insects to ease food insecurity and climate change
» Feb 2011: Insects Might Help People Hear Better
» Feb 2011: Rare Insect Fossil reveals 100 million years of evolutionary stasis
» Feb2010: Migrating Insects Fly in the Fast Lane
» Feb2011: Ants Have Big Impact on Environment as 'Ecosystem Engineers'
» Jan 09 Electrical aphid conductors complete the circuit in legume resistance research
» Jan 2010 - Deadly Scorpion Provides Safe Pesticide
» Jan 2010 - No one villain behind honeybee colony collapse
» Jan 2010 - Nocturnal Vision of Insects Inspires Automakers to Develop Improved Night Cameras
» Jan 2010 - Northern Territory Insects: A comprehensive guide by Graham Brown. Now available!
» Jan 2010 - Poison-taster ants protect the colony
» Jan 2011: Bees One of Many Pollinators Infected by Virus Implicated in Colony Collapse Disorder
» Jan 2011: Eliminate Dengue trials commence - a significant step in Australian science
» Jan 2011: When Their Tools Get Dull, Leaf-Cutters Switch Jobs
» Jan 2013: Termites strike gold
» Jan 2013: Plague Solder Beetles - Plague soldier beetles are commonly seen in large numbers this time of year.
» July 2010: Researchers Find 'Key Ingredient' That Regulates Termite Caste System
» July 2010: Forget mice, elephants intimidated by ants; Swarms on acacia trees keep the mighty beasts at bay
» July 2010: Insulin Signaling Key to Caste Development in Bees
» July 2010: New University of Florida cell phone ’app’ lets users identify pests with photos, text
» July 2010: Pear Pest's Chemical 'Come Hither' Identified
» July 2015: Researchers Sequence Genome of the Australian Sheep Blowfly
» June 2010: 25 New Beetle Species Found in Turkish Oak Biotopes
» June 2010: From Butterflies' Wings to Bank Notes: How Nature's Colors Could Cut Bank Fraud
» June 2010: New rapid, effective system for monitoring mosquito-borne disease
» June 2010: New Species of Large Blue Butterfly Discovered
» June 2010: Pathogens Chase Down Migrating Gypsy Moths
» June 2011: 49-Million-Year-Old Spider Images and Video
» June 2011: Glaciations May Have Larger Influence on Biodiversity Than Current Climate, Dung Beetle Study Finds
» June 2011: Smallest Insect Filmed in Flight
» June 2011: Underwater Spider Spins Itself an Aqualung
» June 2015: Hawkmoth Brains Slow Down in Order to See at Night
» June 2015: Spiders and centipedes spew some of the same venom
» Mar 09 Bugs take drugs!
» Mar 09 New invertebrates found and named in WA
» Mar 09 Remote diagnostics allow on the spot insect identifications for quarantine
» Mar 09 UQ students dig up dirt on dung beetle research
» Mar 09 Wasp bred to tackle livestock pest
» Mar 2010: Bees face "unprecedented" pesticide exposures
» Mar 2010: Glow in the dark sperm sheds light on reproductive biology, sexual selection and speciation
» Mar 2010: Pulling power points way to world's strongest insect - a dung beetle
» Mar 2011: Clues about Grasshopper Population Explosions
» Mar 2011: Fleas’ ‘Feet’ Unleash That Spectacular Leap
» Mar 2011: Four New Species of Zombie Ant Fungi Discovered in Brazilian Rainforest
» Mar 2011: Millions of crickets invading Victoria
» May 09 'Velcro'-like Structures On Flower Petals Help Bees Stick
» May 2010: Aphids make their own bright colors - Insects borrowed genes from fungi to make nutritious pigments
» May 2010: Fruit flies turn on autopilot - High-speed video shows how bugs change course in a flash
» May 2011: A Plant's Sugary Offering Betrays Caterpillars to Predatory Ants
» May 2011: Bacterium Found to Kill Malaria in Mosquitoes
» May 2011: Jurassic Spider from China Is Largest Fossil Specimen Discovered
» May 2011: Researchers Discover Optical Secrets of 'Metallic' Beetles
» May 2015: Drone used to drop beneficial bugs on corn crop
» Nov 08 Who needs guns when you have insects?
» Nov 2010: Bushcricket Has the Largest Testicles Relative to Body Mass of Any Animal
» Nov 2010: DNA barcodes keep pests out
» Nov 2010: New Insect Birth Control Strategy Zaps Cotton Pests
» Nov 2010: Current Locust Situation
» Nov 2014: Stingerless Suicidal Bees Bite Rivals to the Death
» Oct 08 Giant bird eating spider captured on film
» Oct 08 This website hits the news!
» Oct 2010: Bee Colony Collapse Associated With Viral, Fungal Infection, Biologist Says
» Oct 2010: Maggot Art Used to Educate Youngsters
» Oct 2010: Monarch Butterflies Use Medicinal Plants to Treat Offspring for Disease
» October 2014: Can Dung Beetles Make Organic Food Safer?
» October 2014: Big-headed Ants Are Biggest in Australia Due to Competition
» Sept 2010: Tasmanian parasitic wasps to NZ rescue
» Sept 2010: The case of the vanishing taxonomists