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Scientists have discovered where bugs most like to live your house. There is a rich diversity insects and other creepy-crawlies we share our homes and they all have particular tastes regarding accommodation. Researchers universities the USA and Denmark studied different physical factors 50 houses to find what affected where bugs lived. They discovered that the largest number bugs generally reside in ground-level, carpeted rooms that have many windows. Lead author the research, Dr Misha Leong, said: "We are just beginning to realize and study how the home we create ourselves also builds a complex, indoor habitat bugs and other life."

The researchers found that every room a house offered differing ecological environments bugs. They found that booklice, fruit flies and ladybugs preferred living rooms. Spiders, ants, centipedes and beetles were more likely to live darker, damper places like basements. The researchers said there were many benefits sharing our homes insects and other bugs. They said many were essential ensuring microbes we need to stay healthy are present our homes. They also play an essential role cleaning microscopic waste we create. Dr Leong said: "We're hoping to better understand this age-old coexistence, and how it may impact our physical and mental well-being."

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