Bedbug enjoying a blood meal. Photo courtesy of CDC/Harvard University on Wikimedia Commons

Bedbug enjoying a blood meal. Photo courtesy of CDC/Harvard University on Wikimedia Commons

By XiaoZhi Lim
Science

Bedbugs (Cimex lectularius) are notoriously hard to find before they multiply, making them very difficult to eradicate. But now researchers have a new way to fight them. Scientists are reporting a combination of six chemicals that lure and trap bedbugs online this week in Angewandte Chemie International Edition.

Continue reading at Science. Originally published on Dec 23, 2014.

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