News tagged with bedbugs

Bedbug tips for holiday travelers

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service entomologists say a few simple practices can help holiday travelers deal with bedbug infestations and avoid spreading the pest.

dateDec 22, 2017 in Ecology
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New research may beat back bedbug epidemic

A new biopesticide developed by Penn State scientists has the potential to turn the bedbug control market on its ear, thanks to a robust entrepreneurial ecosystem taking root at Penn State that's helping to push crucial discoveries ...

dateMar 23, 2017 in Ecology
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A trap for bedbugs?

Researchers at the University of California, Riverside have discovered the shed skins of bedbugs retain the "obnoxious sweetness" smell often associated with the pests, a finding that could potentially be used to combat infestations ...

dateAug 05, 2016 in Ecology
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Researchers sequence first bedbug genome

Scientists have assembled the first complete genome of one of humanity's oldest and least-loved companions: the bedbug. The new work, led by researchers at the American Museum of Natural History and Weill Cornell Medicine, ...

dateFeb 04, 2016 in Ecology
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