Even Bedbugs Have Troubles Crossing Manhattan East and West via Subway

A new study shows that there is a distinct genetic diversity across bedbugs who live on the West and East sides of Manhattan, suggesting that they, like human straphangers, often have difficulty crossing the Island East or West via subway.

Scientists have mapped the genome of the bedbug and discovered a big genetic diversity among the bloodsucking creatures depending on where they live in the city

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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