body lice

Guess who’s coming to dinner?

October 24, 2010

Lou Sorkin gave that title to his latest photo, featuring bed bugs dining on his hand alongside body lice. Yes, body lice. Lou does things like this to educate us, and I am very grateful. Plus, he’s got a hilarious sense of humor! Lou describes his photo as follows: Bed bug, Cimex lectularius, and also […]

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Man on #2 train with bed bugs: bed bug hysteria? Or fact?

March 23, 2009

Paolo Mastrangelo of NYC the Blog reported yesterday that his roommate Aaron had a close encounter of the bed bug kind on the #2 train in New York City: It seems the bedbug epidemic that has been building in nyc over the last few years has reached an apex. My roommate Aaron Howell explained he […]

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On getting better pesticides for killing bed bugs (no, DDT is not one of them)

January 7, 2009

I was poking around some historical items, for reasons which will soon become revealed to you, dear readers, when I found an interesting document from the Commission for Environmental Cooperation which outlines the history of DDT in Canada, the US (the three countries represented on the CEC) until 1997.  Click here to load a PDF […]

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