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Nanotechnology stops bed bugs in their tracks – R&D Magazine

http://www.rdmag.comFri, 31 May 2013 14:54:03 GMT

Bed bugs now need to watch their step. Researchers at Stony Brook University have developed a safe, non-chemical resource that literally stops bed bugs in their tracks. This innovative new technology acts as a man-made 

A moth hole in a wool garment is enough to cause a grown woman to panic and run for the nearest computer to find answers.  This article may calm the panic:

[Moth Management] Managing Clothes Moths – PCT Magazine

http://news.google.com<Thu, 30 May 2013 19:50:02 GMT

[Moth Management] Managing Clothes MothsPCT MagazineThis sentence is often the beginning of many phone calls from distraught people wanting assistance with their potential pest issue. As a pest management professional, there are several bits of key i …

 

Other pests in the home can be controlled or eliminated without resorting to hefty pesticides:  Greener pest control – How to stop bugs and other bothers – The Boston Globe – Magazine

http://www.bostonglobe.com/Apr 20

Inexpensive glue traps available online and at some hardware stores can catch male clothes moths through pheromones, chemicals that attract bugs to the opposite sex.

 

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Judith has been studying and writing about fabrics for over 50 years.  Passionate about textiles, she explains that researching is like collecting clues to build the full picture of each subject.  Judith always looks for the sunny side of life.

 

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