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Skrillex’s Music Can be Used as Mosquito Repellent, Study Finds
Researchers observed mosquitoes sucked less blood and had less sex when exposed to the song 'Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites.'
The US Just Approved ‘Killer’ Lab-Grown Mosquitoes to Help Fight Disease
The Environmental Protection Agency has given the green light to biotech startup MosquitoMate.
Bugs Are the Worst Part of Going Outside and Climate Change Is Making It Worse
Bug spray will soon be as ubiquitous as sunscreen. Long sleeves in hot weather will lose their dorky reputation.
‘Six Months Of Hell’: Zika Is Hitting Some Travellers Harder Than Expected
A new study finds that a group of Canadian travellers experienced severe complications more often than anticipated.
This Single Vaccine Could Protect Against Zika, Dengue, and Malaria
Rather than targeting the diseases, the vaccine targets the mosquitoes that spread them.
Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Show Resistance to Dengue
About half of the world’s population is at risk of infection from dengue fever.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
Florida Needs a New Place to Release Genetically-Modified Anti-Zika Mosquitoes
The local community voted against the experiment, but the government has decided to move forward somewhere else.
Brazil and Colombia are deploying an army of mosquitos to defeat Zika
The solution for squashing Zika and other mosquito-borne diseases could in fact be mosquitoes themselves, this time infected with bacteria.
Zika-Fighting, Genetically-Modified Mosquitoes Are Coming to Florida
An island in the Florida Keys makes the perfect testing ground for Oxitec's bugs.
There's another tropical disease that could make the Zika outbreak even worse
Scientists studying the Zika outbreak in Brazil say previous exposure to dengue, another mosquito-borne virus, may exacerbate the potency of infection.
Reuters and VICE News
How Canadian Scientists Plan to Fight Zika With Old Tires and Milk
A low cost, environmentally friendly trap will help curb the spread of mosquitoes.
When Zika Hits the US, Poorest Areas Will be Hardest Hit
More than 300 officials gathered at CDC headquarters to prepare.