Monday 16 May 2011

In the News: Wasp hounds to beat bed bugs

From ajc: Georgia scientists prove wasps best bed bugs

Toothpaste? Check.
Pajamas? Check
Wasps? Say what?
Two South Georgia scientists have invented the Wasp Hound, a carry-along bedbug detector that relies on stinger-less wasps to determine whether the malicious mites have infested a hotel’s beds, pillows or sheets. All they need is $500,000 to bring the Wasp Hound to market.

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