07 December 2017

Are bed bugs ruining your sleep?

Are bed bugs ruining your sleep? Dealing with your dirty laundry might fix the problem. With the ongoing boom in low-cost international tourism the critters have experienced a resurgence in recent years and a new study by scientists at the University of Sheffield in the UK suggests that smelly clothes are aiding them in spreading across the globe. The researchers found that the residual human smell of unwashed clothing is irresistible to bed bugs, attracting them when left in bags, open suitcases or on the floor of a room.


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