Posted on February 25, 2020
These Insects Help Us. How Can We Help Them?
It’s a common late summer sight in south-central Wisconsin: a prairie in bloom, with tall, waving grasses peppered with bursts of yellow, purple, and white. […]
Posted on March 2, 2015
Insects For All
Entomology professor Daniel Young presides over a prodigious collection of bugs on campus. Thanks to digital technology, this collection and many others will soon be available online for everyone to learn from and enjoy.
Posted on February 17, 2011
Five things everyone should know about . . . Bedbugs
More on the bugs that go ‘bump’ in the night.
Posted on November 22, 2010
Forty years after beating malaria as a child, CALS entomologist Que Lan is still battling the disease. And she’s discovered a genetic weakness in malaria-carrying mosquitoes that may finally give us the upper hand.
Posted on November 4, 2009
The New Pollinators
Researchers, farmers hope native bees will fill hole left by disapearing European cousins.
Posted on July 13, 2009
Five things everyone should know about…Mosquitoes
Understanding how this summer time nuisance really works.
Posted on October 19, 2008
Five things everyone should know about…Emerald Ash Borer
Is there anything that can stop this vivacious pest?
Posted on January 16, 2008
To Kill a Caterpillar
A surprising strategy for combating gypsy moths.
Posted on October 17, 2007
The Hidden Power of Plants
Grasses and crop residues could become the alternative fuels of the future, but scientists must first unlock their energy. With a new $125 million grant, CALS scientists are turning everywhere––even to insects––to figure out how.
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