If it can’t pee, it won’t bite me

June 23, 2012 at 8:00 am Leave a comment

We thought that you would enjoy this reprise of a poular post from 2010. A story published in AJP about a discovery that may lead to a new way to control mosquitoes that spread dengue fever, yellow fever and other diseases. Scientists found that mosquitoes need to urinate while feeding on human blood in order to survive. Thus preventing the mosquitoes from urinating may be an effective way of controlling their population.

To read more see If It Can’t Pee, It Won’t Bite Me

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