University of Kentucky Research: Human Skin Lipids Repel Bed Bugs

University of Kentucky entomology researchers have found that skin triglycerides, or lipids, prevent bed bugs from staying very long on human hosts. December 8, 2021 Posted by Brad Harbison LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky entomology researchers have found that skin triglycerides, or lipids, prevent bed bugs from staying very long on human hosts. Their […]

ABC Pest treats for termites at the Historic Zimmerman Library

Designed by John Gaw Meem, the original wing of Zimmerman Library was designed in Pueblo Revival style in 1938. The “West Wing” houses UNM Library’s Center for Southwest Research and Special Collections.  Since 2016 it is listed on the National Historical Register. In the Fall of 2019, Zimmerman Library staff took notice to hundreds of […]

CDC warns of exotic ticks spreading across the nation that may carry diseases

Ashley May, USA TODAY Published 7:51 a.m. ET Dec. 3, 2018 CDC says tick-borne illnesses have now TRIPLED. Are you removing ticks correctly? Here’s everything you need to know about ticks and how you can combat Lyme disease. Just the FAQs (Photo: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating […]

6 hot spots in your house where critters and creepy-crawlies would love to spend the winter

Posted: Monday, November 27, 2017 2:43 pm | Updated: 2:34 am, Wed Nov 29, 2017. Brandpoint (BPT) (BPT) – When temperatures cool, critters that were perfectly happy outdoors begin looking for somewhere warm to spend the winter. They may decide your house is the perfect location — unless you take steps to keep them out. […]