There's a reason scientists are often called "mad," and biologist Regine Gries certainly did her best to earn the moniker.
Apparently bedbugs reproduce by stabbing each other with sword-like penises that inject sperm directly into the bloodstream. Why didn't we think of that?
Bed bug infestations are way up, thanks in part to stricter health standards for chemicals and the critters' mounting resistance to pesticides. The problem is so out of control, reports the AP, that desperate Americans are dousing their possessions in toxic chemicals, despite warnings from the EPA.