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Scientists discover combined sensory map for heat, humidity in fly brain

Added: 20.07.2017 21:32 | 1 views | 0 comments

Neuroscientists now can visualize how fruit flies sense and process humidity and temperature together through a 'sensory map' within their brains, according to new research. The findings could one day help researchers better understand how the human brain simultaneously processes humidity and temperature and might influence how humans control for mosquitoes in cities and prevent mosquito-borne diseases.


Why Zika Is Especially Hard On The Women Of Brazil

Added: 19.07.2017 15:50 | 6 views | 0 comments

They've been largely responsible for warding off mosquitoes at home — and caring for the children born with microcephaly. A new study says that the government has not given them the support they need.


A Company Will Release 20 Million Infected Mosquitoes Into The Wild, But It's Actually Great News

Added: 17.07.2017 9:07 | 2 views | 0 comments

A tech firm has unveiled an ambitious plan to release 20 million infected mosquitoes into the heart of California. If that sounds absolutely terrifyin...


Bugs, the New Frontier in Housecleaning

Added: 15.07.2017 13:48 | 4 views | 0 comments

Procter & Gamble Co. wants you to add bugs to the list of household filth when cleaning. The Zevo looks like a plug-in air-freshener but is indoor trap for winged insects including flies, mosquitoes, gnats and moths.

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Synthetic DNA-based Zika vaccine protects against damage to testes in preclinical models

Added: 11.07.2017 20:17 | 11 views | 0 comments

While the Zika virus is primarily transmitted by mosquitoes, research has shown that the disease can affect semen and sperm and can therefore be spread through sexual intercourse.

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Forensic Scientists Recover Human DNA from Mosquitoes

Added: 10.07.2017 16:10 | 19 views | 0 comments

Human blood extracted from mosquitoes remains viable for DNA analysis up to two days after feeding, new research shows.

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