Agence France-PresseMay 25, 2013 13:15
Cockroaches will eat anything. Except sugar, that is.
Some of the common pests have evolved to learn how to detect and avoid a certain kind of glucose often used in bait traps, according to research published in the US journal Science on Thursday.
Scientists focused on the slender and small brown German cockroaches, which live all over the world in homes, offices and apartment buildings -- anywhere humans tread and leave crumbs behind.