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A Repellent of a Different Stripe

Gábor Horváth standing with the mannequins painted in different colors
Gábor Horváth of Eötvös Loránd University in Hungary, standing with the mannequins painted in different colors and coated with mouse trap glue to attract and trap bloodthirsty flies, respectively. Image courtesy of Gábor Horváth.

Dr. Arthur V. Evans teams up with WCVE Public Radio producer Steve Clark for a weekly feature, “What’s Bugging You?,” which airs during NPR’s Morning Edition. The program takes its name from another of Evans’ books “What’s Bugging You – A Fond Look at the Animals We Love to Hate.”

Tune-in each Tuesday at 8:45 a.m. or at 5:44 p.m. on 88.9 WCVE, Richmond’s Public Radio station.

On this weeks episode, Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and WCVE producer Steve Clark discuss recent research that examines the possible benefit of wearing stripes.

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