Insect Week at NCBI ROFL

The folks over at NCBI ROFL, a blog focusing on scientific papers with a ‘funny’ subject that forms part of Discover magazine’s Discoblog section, are ringing in the new year with a themed week of insect stories! The latest entry is on the rather wonderfully weird sex life of the bed bug Cimex lectularius – I won’t ruin it for you here, but it’s definitely worth a read…

The sex life of the bed bug Cimex lectularius.

Common bedbug cimex lectularius

Image courtesy of Discovery Channel’s Animal Planet website.


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