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Baiting bed bugs with an artificial human

August 12, 2011

WRAL news has a story today about North Carolina State University entomologist Dr. Coby Schal, who has a $75,000 Chancellor’s Innovation Fund Grant from NCSU to work creating an artificial human which would attract bed bugs to feed on it, instead of on us. The fake host would need to give off CO2 and heat, […]

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Bed bugs in Manitoba: residents to get grants to help with treatment costs

April 26, 2011

Finally, some help! The Winnipeg Free Press reports that Manitoba will begin distributing grants to cover part of the cost of bed bug treatment for residents of the province. Provincial bedbug coalition co-chairman Dave Funk said Manitoba will launch a grant program at the end of May that will help homeowners, apartment dwellers, landlords and […]

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EPA Awards $550K in Grants to Combat Bed Bugs

April 12, 2011

The United States Environmental Protection Agency reported in a press release Wednesday that it is awarding five grants worth a total of $550,000 to five recipients so they may “implement new approaches in managing bed bug problems” in regions with “significant” bed bug problems, but few resources for dealing with the problem. The University of […]

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