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Ancient Folklore Remedy May Eradicate Bedbugs

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April 10, 2013
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Scientists are researching an ancient remedy to get rid of bed bugs that still could be the best solution.


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Reuters (Apr. 15, 2013) — Researchers in the US are attempting to produce a synthetic material that can stop bedbugs in their tracks. The scientists want to replicate the bedbug-trapping properties of the bean plant leaf in a non-biological material that won't beak down, and help alleviate a problem that has bugged America's cities for years. Rob Muir reports.
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New York Bedbugs Bite Back

New York Bedbugs Bite Back

AFP (June 11, 2014) — The pest control industry sees rich spoils as New York City continues its battle against bedbugs. Duration: 02:22 Video provided by AFP
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Ancient Turtles Unearthed in Poland

Ancient Turtles Unearthed in Poland

AFP (Oct. 13, 2012) — At 215 million years old, turtle fossils unearthed in southern Poland are the world's most ancient and complete known remains of their kind, and could provide priceless clues to the mysterious origins of this ancient reptile, venerated in cultures the world over.
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Conservationists Turn Poisoners in the Galapagos

Conservationists Turn Poisoners in the Galapagos

AFP (Jan. 7, 2013) — In the Galapagos Islands, one of the world's greatest havens for biodiversity, conservationists have turned poisoners – they dropped 12 tons of poisoned rat food on Pinzon Island in November, in a an attempt to eradicate the rat population that has terrorized the indigenous wildlife since it was introduced, probably by pirate ships, centuries ago.
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