Bed Bugs Study Shows Pests’ Genetic Progress

Bed Bugs Study Shows Pests’ Genetic Progress

While the saying “Sleep tight, don’t let the bed bugs bite” is centuries old, the insects were not common in developed countries mere decades ago. Now, the parasites have infested expensive hotel rooms, college dorms and pristine homes like never before, greeting waking humans with telltale red welts. Looking for progress towards a means of […]

10 Interesting Tidbits and Little Known Facts About Cockroaches

10 Interesting Tidbits and Little Known Facts About Cockroaches

Cockroaches are known as nefarious creatures with a bad reputation. Although these insects are traditionally associated with disease, squalor, and dirt, truth be told, these resilient creatures have redeeming qualities and a great deal to offer the world. Moreover, they are a very intriguing species to explore. Much like spiders, these creatures also have some […]

Wasp Named After ‘Harry Potter’s’ Dementors Turns Cockroaches Into Zombies[Video]

Wasp Named After ‘Harry Potter’s’ Dementors Turns Cockroaches Into Zombies[Video]

A new wasp was discovered in Thailand. The wasp named after the Dementors, the horrific creatures from the Harry Potter books, turns cockroaches into zombies. The wasp whose official name is Ampulex Dementor was discovered in 2014 in the Greater Mekong Region of Asia. According to the World Wildlife Fund(WWF) report it was one of […]

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