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September 10, 2019

 

Mosquito-Killing Fungus

There’s been a lot of research lately about how we can get rid of malaria-carrying mosquito populations.
One way might be to use a transgenic fungus.

July 23, 2019

 

Mosquitoes and Global Warming

Scientists think that as many as a billion people around the world could be newly exposed to the diseases spread by mosquitoes within the next fifty years as global temperatures rise and mosquitoes thrive.

December 30, 2015

 

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Recycling Cigarette Butts

Cigarette butts, a huge source of littering, can be repurposed into carbon supercapacitors used in electronic devices.

December 9, 2015

 

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Conquering Malaria

Scientists hope a new malaria vaccine will prevent some of the 200 million yearly cases of the deadly illness.

June 25, 2013

 

Ouch! Don't you just hate mosquitoes!

Mosquitos In Winter

When it gets cold, a biochemical process replaces some of the water in the mosquito's body with glycerol.

June 1, 2012

 

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Bug Antifreeze

How do tiny bugs survive the harsh cold of winter?

September 23, 2011

 

Mosquitoes, Beware! Dragonflies Are In The Air!

Dragonflies, carnivorous insects with amazing hunting abilities, will hunt their prey in swarms.

July 5, 2011

 

How To Meet An Eligible Gnat

Have you ever walked into a swarm of insects and then found yourself unable to shake the swarm? Learn why these little buggers are so hard to escape.

May 17, 2010

 

Ditch The Perfume… Mosquitoes Love The Smell!

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!

December 18, 2006

 

Mosquito Fish

Find out how these tiny fish can help do their part for hurricane relief.

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