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Building A Better Bed Bug Trap

New research shows that tiny hairs on bean leaves impale the pests through the feet. A synthetic version may eventually add to the anti-bed bug arsenal.<p>An old folk remedy involving hairy bean leaves strewn around the bedroom may have a new life as a modern bed bug trap, according to new research …

17 years in the making, this spring's cicada invasion generates early buzz

After hanging around underground for 17 years, billions of flying bugs known as cicadas are due to sweep over the East Coast starting sometime in the next month. And although it's too early to predict exactly where or when the brood will appear, this spring's emergence should rate as the most …

Egg white may help lower blood pressure

Eating egg whites could help to reduce blood pressure by as much as some common medications, according to researchers.<p>Scientists have found a substance contained in egg whites that can reduce blood pressure, one of the main risk factors in heart disease.<p>They believe that eating egg white could help …

Sticky-Fingered Plant May Hold the Secret to Snaring Bed Bugs

For a bed bug, scurrying across the leaves of a kidney bean plant can quickly end any plans to foist itchy devastation upon unsuspecting …

India car sales fall for first time in decade

India's car sales have reversed for the first time in a decade, figures revealed, as high interest rates, rising fuel prices and a sluggish economy weigh on the industry.<p>Car sales in the year to end of March slipped 6.2pc to 1.9m units, according to figures from the Society of Indian Automobile …