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Oklahoma museum showcases giant interactive insects

April 27, 2017 By
Science Museum Oklahoma opened its new “Backyard Bugs: An Oklahoma Insect Adventure” exhibit April 22, featuring larger-than-life insect replicates. The exhibit includes a 9-ft. animatronic praying mantis and a monarch butterfly and more than a dozen varieties of live insects... Read more»
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How rodent control has evolved

January 3, 2017 By
Since I started as a pest management technician, about 56 years ago, there have been many changes in rodent management. We were not called pest management specialists back then. We were called exterminators, and we exterminated. To us, success was... Read more»
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Women in pest management: Jo Cook

December 30, 2016 By
Pest Management Professional chronicled six women who have made pest management their calling. Each one forged her own path toward success — and learned some lessons along the way.   Industry leaders come in all shapes, sizes — and yes,... Read more»
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Urban entomology programs need support

December 29, 2016 By
Our team learned a lot putting together the cover package for the December 2016 issue, in large part because each of the women interviewed brought a different viewpoint to the table. One particular thing I learned from Dr. Susan Jones,... Read more»
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Neogen names Dan Kephart CSO

December 7, 2016 By
Neogen Corp. has named Dr. Dan Kephart as its chief science officer — a new position for the company. Dr. Kephart will assume his responsibilities at Neogen effective Jan. 1. Dr. Kephart has served as research and development director for... Read more»
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Cook’s Pest Control: The legacy of John Cook Sr.’s vision

November 18, 2016 By
John Cook Sr. is a 2015 inductee of the Pest Management Professional (PMP) Hall of Fame. He touched many lives — including mine, and I never even worked for his company. Even though Cook’s Pest Control is a direct competitor... Read more»
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Cook Museum receives $1 million from local CEO

November 10, 2015 By
The Board of Directors of the Cook Museum of Natural Science recently received a $1 million donation from Dorothy Davidson. She is CEO of Davidson Technologies Inc. (DTI), a Huntsville, Ala., technology services company dedicated to providing engineering, technical and... Read more»
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Rockwell strengthens internship program

June 9, 2015 By
  Rockwell Labs’ foray into an internship program began in early 2014 when a teacher at North Kansas City High School contacted Founder and CEO Dr. Cisse Spragins, saying that he had a remarkable young woman who had an interest in... Read more»
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IN MEMORIAM: James Gire

May 13, 2015 By
James Gire, 87, died March 30, 2015, with a military burial planned for May 16. He was the former owner of Gire Protective Service in Charleston, Ill. Gire founded the firm as Old Faithful in the mid-1960s, after an 11-year career as... Read more»
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Believe it or Not: Flies

July 11, 2014 By
The intelligent fruit fly Fruit flies appear to think before they act and, like humans, take longer to make trickier decisions, according to a recent study published in the journal Science. In a series of tests, researchers had fruit flies... Read more»
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