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New research from the University of California, Davis has identified the precise odorant receptor in mosquitoes that bonds with DEET and results in the bugs being repelled, according to a new study in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
LONDON, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Infectious diseases are among the most challenging issues facing health care delivery systems around the world today.
LONDON, October 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Before the current outbreak of Ebola, West Africa was best known as an area rich in minerals - in Liberia, iron ore and timber
Company Continues to Explore New Business Concepts to Prevent Malaria Transmission RACINE, Wis., Oct.
Wins Major Contract to Work in 15 Countries BETHESDA, Md., Oct.
Friendly competition encourages students across Canada to join the fight against the disease. Canada (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Rick Mercer and Plan
Program expands access to care supporting the Diagnostics Access Initiative PLEASANTON, Calif., Sept.
Local mosquito control franchise will treat football fields for upcoming season. Hanover, MA (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 In a continuing effort to protect
New initiative designed to protect children from insect-borne disease MILFORD, Mass., Sept.
The mosquito is a member of the family Culicidae. These insects have a pair of scaled wings, a pair of halteres, a slender body, and long legs. Only the females of most mosquito species suck blood from other animals. Size varies but is rarely greater than 0.6 inch (15 mm). Mosquitoes weigh only about 0.03 to 0.04 grain (2 to 2.5 mg). They can fly at about 0.9 to 1.6 mph (1.5 to 2.5 km/h) and most species are nocturnal. Mosquitoes are believed to have evolved 170 million years ago during...
- A volcanic mudflow.
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