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How mosquitoes associate scents with swats

Does it do any good to swat at a mosquito if you miss? Yes, according to a newly published study. A novel experiment conducted primarily by biologists at the University of Washington found that mosquitoes seem to associate the shock of … Continue reading

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How a robo-trap zeroes in on Zika mosquitoes

BOSTON – Microsoft’s robotic mosquito trap is so smart it can tell one insect species from another – and that’s good news for scientists fighting the Zika virus, dengue fever and other mosquito-borne maladies. It can also tell if you’re buzzing … Continue reading

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