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  • Scientists Genetically Engineer Glow-in-the-Dark Mosquito Killing Fungus to Produce Spider and Scorpion Venom
    Scientists have genetically engineered a glow-in-the-dark mosquito killing fungus to produce toxins from spiders and scorpions. (June 15, 2017)

  • Study Finds Mosquitoes Crippled by Insecticide Still Bite
    Scientists have determined that mosquitoes with only one or two legs remaining can still bite humans. (May 5, 2017)

    Mosquitoes Use Multiple Senses to Locate Human Prey
    Mosquitoes rely on a combination of senses to locate a human. They first CO2 and the switch to vision when they get closer. (July 18, 2015)

    Researchers Warn Chikungunya Virus Will Invade Americas
    French and Brazilian researchers are warning that the Chikungunya will invade the Americas. (April 7, 2014)

    Scientists Discover Mosquito Sperm Have a Sense of Smell
    Scientists from Vanderbilt University have discovered that mosquito sperm have a sense of smell. (February 3, 2014)

    Florida Keys to Use Drones to Help Battle Mosquitoes
    The Florida Keys plans to bring unmanned aerial vehicles into the war against mosquitoes. (August 18, 2013)

    Egyptian Scientists Creates Clothing to Repel Insects
    An Egyptian scientist has created clothing that can repel insects, such as mosquitoes. (May 27, 2013)

    Gallinippers: Giant Mosquitoes Expected to Invade Florida
    Florida is expected to be invaded by gallisippers this summer. (March 10, 2013)

    Mosquitoes Fail in Heavy Fog Say Scientists
    Mosquitoes have the ability to survive impacts with raindrops that are much heavier than they are. (November 28, 2012)

    Scientists Discover How Mosquitoes Survive Collisions With Raindrops
    Scientists conducted an experiment to determine how insects survive impacts with falling raindrops. (June 4, 2012)

    Bill Gates Unleashes Mosquitoes on Unsuspecting Audience
    Bill Gates released a bunch of mosquitoes on the unsuspecting audience at the Technology, Entertainment, Design (TED) Conference. (February 5, 2009)

    West Nile Virus Can Cause Lifelong Symptoms
    WebMD (on CBS) is reporting that a new study on West Nile Virus has found that one out of every 150 people infected suffer from severe nuerological disease. (March 28, 2008)

    Scientists Discover How Mosquitoes Find You
    The BBC reports that scientists in New York have discovered the mechanism mosquitoes use to zero in on their targets. (April 12, 2007)