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'Ancient scourge' no more? Bed bugs thwarted by bean leaves in study
Bed bugs have re-emerged as an urban blight in the past several years, forcing people out of homes, resisting chemical pesticides and evading other removal tactics. But researchers are building bug-catchers inspired by an age-old folk remedy to this “ancient scourge”: kidney bean leaves.
By Amina Khan
April 12, 2013