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Mosquitoes Become Less Repelled By DEET After First Exposure
2013-02-21 15:11:59

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The insect repellant DEET has been widely used to keep mosquitoes away and has been invaluable in countries affected by outbreaks of disease such as malaria and dengue fever, both transmitted by the annoying pest. However, a new report in the open-access journal PLoS ONE finds that mosquitoes are less repelled by DEET after an initial exposure. According to the team of U.K. researchers who conducted the study, mosquitoes will ignore...

2008-09-24 06:00:29

By BAY AREA NEWS GROUP high school GIRLS VOLLEYBALL MISSION SAN JOSE d. KENNEDY At Kennedy HS Scores: 25-17, 25-13, 25-10. Highlights: MSJ -- Diana Yan 10 assists, 4 aces, 3 digs; Elisa Ting.7 kills, 2 aces, 2 digs; Keila Mah 11 kills, 2 digs, ace; Allison Day 3 kills, 3 aces, 5 digs, block. MVAL record: Mission 2-1. WASHINGTON d. NEWARK MEMORIAL At Newark Memorial HS Scores: 23-25, 25-13, 25-27, 27-25, 15-9. Highlights: W -- Cody Bates 6 kills, 4 aces; Kellie Ishisaki 10...

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