bed bug videos

Have you heard the Berlin Wall Theory about bed bugs?

April 24, 2014

This is a short video news segment about Dr. Dini Miller’s lab at Virginia Tech and her grad students who work on bed bug research. video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player What struck me most was this soundbite from Dini Miller about DNA testing of bed bug populations:

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Yes, Virginia, bed bugs can climb up glass surfaces!

March 24, 2011

Many people think that bed bugs can’t climb up glass surfaces.  Some university fact sheets suggest people place bed legs in glass jars for this reason. For example, The University of California’s IPM bed bug fact sheet says, “you can exclude bed bugs from clean beds by … placing [the legs of the bed] inside […]

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Bed bugs on CBS, Fox: news media getting smarter

September 14, 2010

The news media seems to be doing a better job overall of getting the bed bug story right. Today, there was a nice spot on Fox NY. It featured Dr. Jody Gangloff-Kaufmann (of Cornell University, the New York State Integrated Pest Management program, and the NYC Bed Bug Advisory Board), and Dr. Louis Sorkin (of […]

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Bed bug video featured on MSNBC

July 20, 2010

This Discovery News video about bed bugs was created back in May, but yesterday, MSNBC featured it on their website. There are screenshots of Bedbugger and the Bed Bug Registry, the requisite bed bug footage and an interview with an entomologist (in this case, Mike Raupp of the University of Maryland’s Entomology Department). The footage […]

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YouTube video documents a serious bed bug infestation

July 10, 2008

YouTuber Tiffany8884 provides footage of multiple cups containing bed bugs she trapped in her bedroom. The final cup shown in the video contains sixteen bed bugs. None appear to be in the first few stages of development, so, given that there must be many more bed bugs at earlier stages of development, the mind boggles […]

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