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Evergreen Researchâ„¢ creates a safe and pure all natural formula to repel annoying pesky biting insects. After extensive research the company has decided to release the key ingredients to their patent pending formula.
State Officials Remind Public of Steps to Reduce Risk of Disease HARRISBURG, Pa., June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania has reported its earliest detection of a West Nile virus-carrying mosquito since testing began in 2000, the Department of Environmental Protection said today.
In a dramatic breakthrough in the battle against malaria, researchers have identified a low-cost chemical that interferes with a mosquitoâ€™s ability to detect humans, scientists said on Wednesday.
Female blood-feeding mosquitoes, some species of which can transmit deadly diseases such as malaria and dengue to humans, largely find their human blood meals by detecting carbon dioxide emitted when people exhale.
RICHMOND, Va., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for Memorial Day and the outdoor entertaining season, Mosquito Squad (www.mosquitosquad.com), America's leading company dedicated to eliminating mosquitoes and ticks, is providing tips to help Americans take back their yards. While generally a nuisance, mosquitoes and ticks can carry dangerous diseases such as West Nile and Lyme disease.
RACINE, Wis., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer, OFF!Â®, the insect repellent brand you trust, is offering new, innovative solutions for every outdoor adventure.
Scientists working in a laboratory at Vanderbilt University have potentially discovered a class of insect repellent that is 1000 times more effective than DEET and works against all types of insects.
INDIANAPOLIS, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Vertellus Specialties Inc., a leading specialty chemicals company, today announced price increases for DEET (n,n-diethyl-tolouamide). Effective June 1, 2011 or as contracts will allow, Vertellus is raising DEET prices by 12%.
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