Scientists have known for over half a century that most mosquito species are attracted to carbon dioxide, heat and moisture. Since that time researchers have been trying to figure out what specific odors in humans attract disease carrying species.
Malaria has existed in insects for at least 100 million years.
Scientists hope a new malaria vaccine will prevent some of the 200 million yearly cases of the deadly illness.
Malaria affects over two hundred million people each year and kills nearly one million. So, it's important to find a way to stop the transmission.
Deforestation is a huge problem for the environment and disease control.
You may love to wear perfume. However, you shouldn't wear it when you know you will be around mosquitoes. Why? They love the smell!
Ants are more interesting than you might think. Learn about them on this Moment of Science.