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Welp, looks like it's time to pack it in and move to space, because strains of drug-resistant super lice have now been reported in 25 states in the U.S, according to a study by the American Chemical Society.

Head lice, parasitic insects that feed on blood and can live anywhere on your head where there's hair, including scalp, eyebrows and eyelashes, have been dreaded by parents and kids since before time. But now, thanks to a genetic mutation, we have "super lice."

Super lice may sound like lice wearing capes and fighting crime, but they are actually strains of the insect that have evolved to become resistant to pyrethroids, the over-the-counter insecticides commonly used to kill them. Hooray! Thanks, science!