The bugs bite back
Associate Professor Stephen Barker, from the School of Chemistry & Molecular Biosciences, has told the ABC that head lice are affecting Australian children more than ever before.
The article raises the question of whether pyrethroids, which are traditionally used to control parasitic insects, are becoming less effective.
Stephen Barker is an international expert on the control, biology and genetics of head lice.
For details, visit the ABC Science website.