We know that mosquitoes are attracted to human odor, but did you know that female mosquitoes actually have a second sensor that enables them to identify the difference between us humans and animals? Here’s an article on the study.
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Mosquito season is upon us already! There have been sightings of these swarming, disease spreading pests earlier than usual and with spring on our doorstep, it’s time to take action if you’ve not done so already. These critters are out […]Read More
The Asian Tiger mosquito is one of the most common species of this disease spreading pest in Virginia. This bug is well known for transmitting west nile virus and has also been related to the spread of zika. With the […]Read More
Early detection of Zika is an obvious contribution to the reduction of the spread of the virus. A new device based on the technology developed to detect HIV may be able to do this. As there is no current vaccine […]Read More
Human beings could become their own personal weapon against mosquitoes and the threat of the diseases that they transmit. There may be a vaccination in the pipeline which not only protects us from all mosquito borne viruses, but also acts […]Read More