Seven faculty named Fellows of AAAS
November 27, 2013
Seven Penn State faculty members have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
International Short Course in Insect Chemical Ecology
November 26, 2013
Penn State University's Center for Chemical Ecology is pleased to announce a summer course in Insect Chemical Ecology called ICE 14 that will be conducted on the Penn State campus June 1 -15, 2014
Microbiologists are using a fungus to wipe out bedbugs
November 25, 2013
There has been a huge increase in bedbug infestations – in homes, hotels, dorm rooms and even movie theaters. Once a pest of the past, bedbugs now infest every state in the U.S. Many bedbugs are now resistant to pesticides, so getting rid of these pests is neither easy nor cheap.
Honesty is the best policy when it comes to queen bee reproduction signals
November 13, 2013
Queen bees convey honest signals to worker bees about their reproductive status and quality, according to researchers at Penn State, North Carolina State University and Tel Aviv University, who say their findings may help to explain why honey bee populations are declining.
Entomologist uses ScholarSphere repository to preserve rare insect collection
November 7, 2013
Andy Deans is searching high and low for a 130-year-old insect. He knows it’s around here somewhere — but among the nearly 2 million insect specimens in the collection room of Penn State’s Frost Entomological Museum — the museum’s oldest specimen could be anywhere.