Thursday, 21 February 2019
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Who's listening? Mosquitoes can hear up to 10 meters away

Added: 19.02.2019 22:22 | 2 views | 0 comments

Mosquitoes can hear over distances much greater than anyone suspected, according to new research.

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Mosquitoes that carry malaria may have been doing so 100 million years ago

Added: 19.02.2019 22:21 | 1 views | 0 comments

The anopheline mosquitoes that carry malaria were present 100 million years ago, new research shows, potentially shedding fresh light on the history of a disease that continues to kill more than 400,000 people annually.


Putting female mosquitoes on human diet drugs could reduce spread of disease

Added: 16.02.2019 18:33 | 13 views | 0 comments

Researchers report that they have identified drugs that can reduce mosquito hunger for blood. Because movement of female mosquitoes from human to human -- male mosquitoes do not consume blood -- is the means by which mosquito-borne infections are passed along, researchers have theorized that reducing the frequency with which female mosquitoes feed is one way to lessen the spread of disease.

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Baby born after Hurricane Michael starts life in Walmart parking lot

Added: 18.10.2018 14:51 | 0 views | 0 comments

Their home full of soggy furniture and mosquitoes, Wilmer Capps was desperate to find shelter for his wife and their son Luke, born just three days after Hurricane Michael ravaged the Florida Panhandle.
So Capps, his wife Lorrainda Smith and little Luke settled in for the longest of nights in the...



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