PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A new study finds that bed bugs like certain colors more than others.
The study, published in the Journal of Medical Entomology, says the bugs like the colors dark red and black and don’t like dazzling white and bright yellow.READ MORE: Philadelphia Weather: Flooding In Philadelphia Area As Nor'easter Dumps Rain On Region
The bugs were put in Petri dishes containing little tints made of different color paper.READ MORE: WATCH LIVE: New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy To Give Storm Update
They gravitated toward the darker tints instead of the light ones.MORE NEWS: Crashes, Wet Roads Plaguing Philadelphia Area On Tuesday Commute
The researchers added that sunny colored suitcases, or those with hard exteriors, could help prevent the bugs from hitching a ride home with you.