Arthropods: Insects that Live on Humans

WSU News, May 24  PULLMAN, Washington Imagine sitting down to a brown-bag lunch discussion and being handed a ponytailed head infested with lice eggs. The head is carved of wood, mind you, but the hair and eggs are very much real. Such was the scene at a recent lunch presentation by Washington State University entomologist… » More ...

Sustainable Farming, Insect Biodiversity and Climate Change

Friday, Nov. 18, 2011 By Nella Letizia, College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Researchers at Washington State University are conducting a study with potato farmers to determine if promoting biodiversity in insect communities helps insects, especially beneficial ones, withstand the effects of a warming climate. "There really isn’t much research… » More ...