August 17, 2021 6:35 pm
Scientists used the gene-editing tool Crispr-Cas9 to render humans effectively invisible in the eyes of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, which use dark visual cues to hunt.
July 15, 2021 10:12 am
Some studies have found that those with O blood group get more mosquito bites
April 30, 2020 6:02 pm
In the case of babies, one has to be extra cautious as it is important to make sure that they are protected from mosquito bites.
January 27, 2020 4:52 pm
According to the study, the orchid produces a finely balanced bouquet of chemical compounds that stimulate the sense of smell in mosquitoes.
August 20, 2019 1:45 pm
World Mosquito Day: Here are some children's books that share some interesting facts about mosquitoes, which have been around 30 million years, in a fun and interesting way.
August 20, 2019 1:23 pm
Human contempt for the species goes as far back as 1897, when Sir Ronald Ross — a British medical doctor — discovered the link between mosquitoes and malaria transmission.
August 17, 2019 9:17 am
Growing plants like tulsi, lavender, lemongrass, marigold and mint is helpful as they act as natural and effective mosquito repellents.
September 25, 2018 4:44 pm
Scientists envisage that malaria could be eliminated within two decades if this method is as successful as laboratory tests have indicated.
October 04, 2018 4:34 pm
Science, technology and decades of invention and research – here are all the advances in the human war against mosquitoes.
August 07, 2018 4:11 pm
Researchers are now conducting a randomised controlled trial in Indonesia. In Brazil, mosquitoes have been introduced in Rio de Janeiro, with the hopes of countering Zika virus outbreaks.