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Contact: Lee Siegel
University of Utah

Blood-engorged Head Louse

Caption: This blood-engorged head louse is the sort that plagues many children and their families. University of Utah biologists developed chemical-free, warm-air device called the LouseBuster, which kills hatched lice and their eggs, according to a new study. The LouseBuster now is on the market after gaining government clearance.

Credit: Sarah Bush, University of Utah.

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