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Bed Bugs Developing Resistance to Common Insecticides

They’re ugly and suck blood and now researchers say the lowly bedbugs are becoming resistant to the most common insecticides used to kill them. Writing in the Journal of Medical Entomology, researchers from Virginia Tech and New Mexico State University say the overuse of commercial chemicals has made many of the pests resistant to the compounds. "While we all want a powerful tool to fight bed bug infestations, what we are using as a chemical intervention is not working as...

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