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entomology

 [en″to-mol´o-je]
that branch of biology concerned with the study of insects.
medical entomology that concerned with insects that cause disease or serve as vectors of pathogens.

en·to·mol·o·gy

(en'tō-mol'ŏ-jē),
The science concerned with the study of insects.
[G. entomon, insect, + logos, study]

entomology

(ĕn′tə-mŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The scientific study of insects.

en′to·mo·log′ic (-mə-lŏj′ĭk), en′to·mo·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
en′to·mo·log′i·cal·ly adv.
en′to·mol′o·gist n.

en·to·mol·o·gy

(en'tŏ-mol'ŏ-jē)
The science concerned with the study of insects.
[G. entomon, insect, + logos, study]

entomology

the study of insects.
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Lieutenant Colonel Ahmad Mattar Al Muhairi, Acting Director of Forensic Sciences and Criminology Department at Dubai Police, said the Forensic Entomology Department would help investigations by studying the bugs' life cycle inside and outside dead bodies.
He added that the project would be highly important for the region, where forensic entomology studies are scarce.
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I was sure that I wanted to do something related to research, because of my experience in forensic entomology. In recent years, I have also been asked to analyse and study insects collected from archaeological material like Egyptian, Pre-Colombian and Italian mummies or ancient human remains, like the French soldiers who died during the Le Mans battle (1793) or during WWI and WWII.
Both preserved leafhoppers and parasitoids were deposited at the University of California, Riverside Entomology Research Museum (UCRC).
San Antonio, TX, November 02, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Entomology-2013 is designed to bring together eminent scientists, researchers, leading experts and scholars to share their experiences and views about the recent advancements and trends in the field of Entomology.