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.
February 16, 2016 5:25 pm
No longer an irritating nuisance, these tiny creatures have caused millions of deaths worldwide. Closer home as many as 11,26,661 cases of malaria were identified with 287 deaths in the country in 2015.
August 31, 2015 3:35 am
Experiment using mutant male Aedes aegypti that are sterile currently under way in Maharashtra, award-winning technology has been a success in Brazil.
July 02, 2014 10:29 am
Malaria may alter the way people smell to make them more alluring to mosquitoes, according to a new finding.