“the olfactory perception of the bed bug seems to be much narrower than other vectors” Continue reading
Steven W. Smollens has practiced landlord and tenant law in New York City for 34 years.
First, the study. Naylor, R. A., and C. J. Boase. 2010. Practical Solutions for Treating Laundry Infested With Cimex lectularius (Hemiptera: Cimicidae). Journal of Economic Entomology 103 (February): 136-139. doi:10.1603/EC09288.
The University of Kentucky announced yesterday that knockdown resistance (kdr-type) mutations, conferring resistance to synthetic pyrethroid pesticides, are widely prevalent in U.S. bed bug populations. The study, forthcoming1 in Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology, finds that one or two … Continue reading
Take a look at the photograph of a bed bug display vial accompanying this news story out of Columbus last week.
Dr. Stephen W. Hwang is a research scientist at the Centre for Research on Inner City Health, the Keenan Research Centre in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael’s Hospital, and Associate Professor of Medicine and Director of … Continue reading
Paul Wenning on the challenges and issues faced by the Central Ohio Bed Bug Task Force (COBBTF) in controlling the spread of bed bugs in Columbus and Franklin County. Continue reading
A podcast with David Cain of Bed Bugs Limited (UK) on the new bbalert active and passive bed bug monitors, liquid nitrogen and other bed bug technologies, plus the politics and challenges of bed bugs. Continue reading
Lou Sorkin is an entomologist at the American Museum of Natural History. He is a beloved, indispensable figure for many New Yorkers struggling with bed bugs. You can see his incomparable photographs here. The NYT recently did a nice piece.
Alvaro Romero is a doctoral student at the University of Kentucky. His most recent paper is in the January issue of the Journal of Medical Entomology.