Exploring Human Potential

Bed Bugs: A Chink In The Armor?

Mike Magee Back in  2010, Cimex lectularius was all the rage. Bed bugs –  nearly impossible to get rid of (having developed resistant to most insecticides); striking in the middle of the night and sucking your blood (you don’t feel the bite because the bug injects an anaesthetic and anticoagulent into your skin); and for leaving […]

The Bug That Is Eating Manhattan: Cimex lectularius

Mike Magee On July 16, 2010, New York City dwellers reacted with shock and disgust at the news, Cimex lectularis had been detected in a wonder bra at Lexington and 58th. The tenant? Victoria’s Secret. Obviously it was time to get serious. It wasn’t a matter of disease – the bug doesn’t transmit disease. It […]

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