Gates Declares Mosquito Week to Raise Awareness

Gates Declares Mosquito Week to Raise Awareness

Which animal kills over 725,000 people a year? The answer is not snakes, sharks, canines, or the deadliest mammal – humans. It is mosquitoes. The number of people killed by mosquitoes every year is astounding. In fact, according to information published today by Bill Gates, mosquitoes kill more people worldwide in a given year than […]

Mosquitoes Select Their Targets Using a Combination of Sensory Cues

Mosquitoes Select Their Targets Using a Combination of Sensory Cues

It is an occasion for wonder.  Why is it that some people go through life completely ignored by mosquitoes, while others seem to exist as walking dinettes for the irritating insects?  As it turns out mosquitoes are actually selecting their targets based on a combination of sensory cues.  Scientists at The Rockefeller University examined the […]