chiggers

New book on blood-feeders, “Dark Banquet”

October 21, 2008

There’s a new book on blood-feeders (vampire bats, chiggers, ticks, and our old friend the bed bug, among others) called Dark Banquet: Blood and the Curious Lives of Blood-Feeding Creatures. New paperback out 10/2009: I have not seen it yet but there’s a nice article on it in the New York Times Science section today, […]

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Bed bugs in Women’s Health magazine

May 11, 2008

This brief article from Women’s Health rather glosses over the difficulty of eradicating many bed bug infestations: . . . recent stats show that ticks and bedbugs have been ramping up their itty-bitty attacks. Luckily, it’s easier than you think to KO the little creeps. How easy is it to get rid of bed bugs? […]

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