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Using DNA to Track the Spread of Bedbugs | Popular Science

Bed Bug Gilles San Martin

Independent research teams from the U.S. and the U.K. are developing genetic techniques similar to those used in forensics labs to trace the ancestry of the bedbug. The work may help map the spread of the pesky bloodsucker over the course of the continuing global resurgence, as well as lead to DNA tests for use in lawsuits and other bed-bug-related disputes.

via Using DNA to Track the Spread of Bedbugs | Popular Science.

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