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Saturday, October 16, 2021



What if you could become invisible to mosquitoes?

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.

Some people are more susceptible to mosquito bites than others; here's why

July 15, 2021 10:12 am

Some studies have found that those with O blood group get more mosquito bites

How to protect your baby from mosquitoes this summer

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.

'What makes some flowers more attractive to mosquitoes decoded'

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.

World Mosquito Day 2019: Children's books that share mosquito facts in a fun way

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.

World Mosquito Day 2019: Plants that can help ward off the insects

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.

Ayurvedic ways to keep mosquitoes away this monsoon

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.

How scientists plan to end malaria: by getting mosquitoes to self-destruct

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.

World Mosquito Day: Will we ever rid this planet of mosquitoes?

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.

Specially-bred mosquitoes help prevent dengue outbreaks: Research

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.