Tag: Bed Bugs

Bedbugs Twice As Old Than Believed, Date Back To Dinosaur Times 100 Million Years Ago

Exactly how long have bed bugs been pestering the creatures of the planet? A new study finds that the pests have been walking the Earth for the past 100 million years.

Animals May 18, 2019

Bed Bugs Found To Poop Chemical Making Humans Sick

Suffering from allergic reactions like a runny nose or skin rash? A new study involving bed bug poop suggests the culprit may be living right in your bedroom.

Animals February 14, 2018

Bed Bugs Attracted To Dirty Laundry, Study Finds

Researchers have found that bed bugs are more attracted to exposed used clothing compared to clean clothing. The results show a possible explanation for the bed bugs' global expansion.

Public Health September 29, 2017

Bedbugs Have Been Bugging Humans For Thousands Of Years, Study Finds

A cave in Oregon has been detected with fossils of common bed bug’s ancestors. According to a study, the specimens dug up at Paisley represent the oldest insects from the Cimex genus and are older by 5,100 to 11,000 years.

Animals April 5, 2017

Here Are The US States With The Worst Bed Bug Infestations

Baltimore comes in at number one in a pest control company's annual list of U.S. states with the worst bed bug infestations. Ten percent more people nationwide, too, are now affected by these crawlies.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 4, 2017

Want To Get Rid Of Bed Bugs? Blood-Sucking Insect Dislikes Certain Colors

Bed bugs were found to be drawn to and repulsed by certain colors. What colors can help you avoid these bloodsucking insects?

Animals April 26, 2016

Bed Bugs Develop Thicker Skin To Beat Common Insecticides, Study Says

A University of Sydney study has revealed that bed bugs' thicker skin is their protection against common insecticides. Biologist David Lilly aims to understand the biological mechanisms of bed bugs to help in development of effective insecticides.

Earth/Environment April 14, 2016

Study Finds Bedbugs Have Built Up A Resistance To Insecticides

Surprise! Humanity's made bedbugs harder to kill.

Life January 28, 2016

Here Are The Top US Cities With Worst Bed Bug Infestations

Pest control company Terminix released the ranking of top 15 bed bug-infested cities in the United States. How did your state fare?

Life January 12, 2016

Don't Let the Bedbugs Bite: You Might Get Chagas Disease

Chagas disease is spreading into the United States, and a new study suggests it may be spread by the common bed bug.

Life November 18, 2014

Make your home bedbugs bite-free using trap made from $1 worth of household items: Watch how (Video)

Simple trap you can make yourself could save you from a bedbug infestation. Materials are cheap and can be found in most households.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 22, 2014

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