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

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

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