Bed-bug-infestationIt has been commonly taught that cockroaches could survive a nuclear blast and take over the world — but now it seems that the current leading entomological survivor is the bed bug.  Dr. Kosta Mumcuoglu, one of the country’s most experienced parasitologists from the Hebrew University’s department of microbiology and molecular genetics, told The Jerusalem Post on Monday that they are increasingly developing resistance to insecticides. The blood-sucking parasites are not only a pest to homeless people living on dirty mattresses and wearing infested clothes, but even well-paying guests in five-star hotels, as well as others in youth hostels, campus dormitories and military bases. More