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Mosquito Tornadoes Spotted in Western India
Several mosquito tornadoes were spotted near the city of Pune in Western India (February 11, 2024)

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 gallinippers 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)

Jumping Spider Prefers Human Blood
The jumping spider Evarcha culicivora has a preference for human blood but only obtains it indirectly by consuming mosquitoes that have bitten people. (March 8, 2006)

Crippling Disease Spreading on Reunion Island
A disease being called crippling disease is spreading on Reunion Island, a volcanic French island. (February 6, 2006)