Bed bugs are in the news often. Please read about our entomologist and his work with Cimex lectularius plus other insect studies that Lou works on.
February 2, 2009. An interview with the man who lets the bed bugs bite. -SAKI KNAFO
The Voice/ New York Times
November 13, 2008. Lou lectures to a school group on forensic entomology covering medico-criminal, stored products, and urban forensic entomology. -AMY ROSEN Tri-Town News
October 15, 2006. Bed bug infestations in New York City and read Lou's comments on pages 3 & 4. -SEWELL CHAN New York Times
February 22, 2009. Short review of the adversary, Cimex lectularius. -JEN CHUNG News/Gothamist
December 30, 2007. Review of the bed bug problem in New York City and how extensive some infestations can be. -DOUGLAS FEIDEN Daily News
August 9, 2009. Brooklyn has its fare share of bed bugs, too. Read Lou's comments. -CHHUNNY CHHEAN brooklyntheborough.com
August 21, 2009. A publisher with an infestation in its offices. Lou was among those contacted for advice. -LEON NEYFAKH The New York Observer
August 23, 2009. Op-Ed piece on bed bug identification, biology, health concerns and need for education in collaboration with 4 other commentators. -SUSAN ELLINGWOOD Room For Debate - A Running Commentary on the News. The New York Times
January 23, 2020. The January meeting (Wednesday, January 20, 2010) of The New York Entomological Society featured Lou and his presentation: "What Do You Really Know About Bed Bugs?" geared toward the general public and Pest Management Professional alike. Three other people also were featured. Please read the review, An evening of bed bugs, by Renee Corea from New York vs Bed Bugs.
August 27, 2010. What work does Lou do? Watching bees? Please read the article to find out. Correction: bed bugs don't hitchhike on human bodies like ticks,lice, fleas, but will be on personal belongings. Unfortunately, no mention of relative sizes of nymph and adult and their normal coloration was included by the reporter.
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Feeding Cimex on my arm. Red mark is a birthmark (nevus) and is not a result of feeding bed bugs. Photo by Tom Gartner.