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Viruses can change your scent to make you more attractive to...

Penghua Wang, University of Connecticut Mosquitoes are the world’s deadliest animal. Over 1 million deaths per year are attributed...

I have city kids make comic books to create a buzz...

Katherine Richardson Bruna, Iowa State University If humans and mosquitoes had a battle at the end of the world,...

We’re a step closer to figuring out why mosquitoes bite some...

Madelien Wooding, University of Pretoria and Yvette Naudé, University of Pretoria Mosquitoes contribute to the transmission of life-threatening diseases...

How deforestation helps deadly viruses jump from animals to humans

Amy Y. Vittor, University of Florida; Gabriel Zorello Laporta, Faculdade de Medicina do ABC, and Maria Anice Mureb Sallum, Universidade de São Paulo The coronavirus...

Is an ‘insect apocalypse’ happening? How would we know?

Brian Lovett, University of Maryland Insects scuttle, chew and fly through the world around us. Humans rely on them to pollinate plants, prey on insects...

Giant mosquitoes flourish in floodwaters that hurricanes leave behind

Michael Reiskind, North Carolina State University After Hurricane Florence, reports started rolling in of “giant mosquito” sightings – and bitings – throughout North Carolina. What’s...

To fight Zika, let’s genetically modify mosquitoes – the old-fashioned way

Jeffrey Powell, Yale University The near panic caused by the rapid spread of the Zika virus has brought new urgency to the question of how...

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