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Balkan folklore helps puts bite on bedbugs

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It's been frozen, baked, suffocated and sprayed with toxins... and each time the bedbug bounces back, leaving tiny bite marks on legs or arms where it takes a blood meal. 

A glass vial containing bedbugs is seen in New York in 2010. It's been frozen, baked, suffocated and sprayed with toxins... and each time the bedbug bounces back, leaving tiny bite marks on legs or arms where it takes a blood meal.

But thanks to an unusual combination of Balkan folklore and nanoscale science, the pesky critter may have met its match.

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