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The future of pest control is bright, according to an exciting find from Japanese researchers from Tohoku University. Studies show that certain lights with various frequencies can be used to eradicate pests. “An obvious benefit from their research is that farmers could use this knowledge to kill certain species of pests, while leaving friendlier insects unharmed.” The use of these lights could also make our food healthier by replacing insecticides that could leave humans sick from consumption.

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Bed Bugs have been a growing problem lately, with a recent case in some Orange County Public Library branches. Now residents of a senior living center in Tampa have fallen victim to bed bug infestations but the solution to the problem is not so simple. The City of Tampa and State Department of Business and Professional Regulation are trying to decide who is responsible to protect the senior residents from the bloodsucking pests. Read more about this skin crawling story here

 

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Here is a great and fun video put together by Deborah M. Gordon for a recent TedEd video lesson. Enjoy below:

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When most people think of bed bugs they think of a dirty hotel room. However, bed bugs can thrive in many different types of places like the movie theater, at the store, on the bus, at school and more recently, the library. Contrary to their name, bed bugs can hide in baseboards, electrical outlet covers, upholstery and furniture, picture frames and even wallpaper! Now, Channel 9 is reporting that some Orange County libraries are facing a bed bug problem. Click here for more on this story.

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Jupiter Farms is a city if Palm Beach County which is in South Florida. Officials there say a man was stung over 150 times by what is highly likely Africanized Honey Bees (aka "Killer Bees"). Fortunately the man is still alive and the Fire Department there said they found the man in an open field and chased the bees away with extinguishers. Read more over at WESH News.

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