Bed bugs thwarted by bean leaves in study

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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.

Read more at the LA Times: http://www.latimes.com/news/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-bedbugs-bean-leaves-bioinspired-20130411,0,379050.story

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