Colors Attract
May 02, 2016
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Bed Bugs Prefer The Colors Red And Black, Researchers Say.

The Washington Post (4/25, Feltman) reports in “Speaking of Science” that according to a study published online April 25 in the Journal of Medical Entomology, bed bugs appear to “prefer red and black to other colors.”

 

Medical Daily (4/25, Dovey) reports the study authors “say it’s too early to use their findings as reason to refurbish your bedroom,” but “they could lead to the development of more effective trapping systems.”

 

Also covering the story are Newsweek (4/25, Main), TIME (4/25, Oaklander), 

HealthDay (4/25, Preidt), and BBC News (UK) (4/25, Roberts).

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