Wild pigs may have met their match thanks to eDNA

Eurasian wild boar

Estimated to be responsible for $1.5 billion in total damage each year, wild pigs, a.k.a., feral swine, are talking a toll on our landscapes and even some livestock. Eating anything in their path from rows of corn to sea turtle eggs, to baby deer and goats, wild pigs are destructive and […]

Genome secrets of the bedbug may help you sleep tight

Have you ever checked into a questionable motel room where the threat of bedbugs leaves you tossing and turning all night? Well, thanks to a group of scientists who have successfully decoded the insect’s DNA, there may be new ways to exterminate the blood-sucking parasite, and in turn, help you to rest peacefully.