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Five years ago, when Jeffrey MacKie-Mason first joined the University of California team that negotiates with academic publishers, he asked a colleague what would happen if he failed to strike a deal. What if, instead, he simply canceled their subscription? “I was told I would be fired the next day,” the UC Berkeley librarian says.…

Urban planners characterize where bedbugs thrive within the creepiest research mission in historical previous Leave a Comment on Urban planners characterize where bedbugs thrive within the creepiest research mission in historical previous
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Urban planners characterize where bedbugs thrive within the creepiest research mission in historical previous

a new, creepy-crawly study from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.Researchers tracked inspection reports of 21,340 Chicago buildings from 2006 through 2018 and found that bedbugs thrive in poorer neighborhoods. The strongest predictor of infestation was low household income, along with, to a lesser extent, high eviction rates and crowding. The researchers were quite surprised…