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National Insect Week returns in 2018
A new digital magazine for young entomologists. Find out more about insects and those people that study them....
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National Insect Week encourages people of all ages to learn more about insects.
Every two years, the Royal Entomological Society organises the week, supported by a large number of partner organisations with interests in the science, natural history and conservation of insects.
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Chitin is the major molecule in insect cuticles, combined with proteins it hardens surfaces like beetle wing covers.
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