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Stories tagged: entomology

UPDATED: Wed., May 30, 2018, 9:52 a.m.

With 3.1 million insects and counting, WSU collection gets a boost from alumnus’ estate

To be a farmer, a forester or even a climate scientist, it can help to know a thing or two about insects, like what they eat, where they thrive, which …

UPDATED: Fri., June 2, 2017, 11:53 a.m.

Black fly outbreak across Spokane brings itchy, bleeding misery

An outbreak of biting black flies has spread to pockets across the Inland Northwest, bringing misery in the form of itchy bleeding bite wounds and allergic reactions

Honeybee ailment could be losing its sting

Washington State University researchers on the trail of a mysterious honeybee killer have narrowed the list of contributors to two: a microscopic pathogen and pesticides. “We are getting closer to …