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Human skin lipids found to repel bed bugs

University of Kentucky entomology researchers have found that skin triglycerides, or lipids, keep bed bugs from staying very long on human hosts. Their finding could lead to new management strategies for this important ...

Pest ... or snack? June bugs are the 'croutons of the sky'

Many people grit their teeth in anticipation of the arrival of June bugs. You might already have had your first run-in with one. Perhaps you heard one clumsily bounce off your window? Maybe you saw one loop around the porch ...

Battling bugs help solve mysteries of weapon evolution

Remember "the first rule of Fight Club?" That's right: "You don't talk about Fight Club." Luckily, the rules of Hollywood don't apply to science. In new published research, University of Arizona researchers report what they ...

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