Tricking mosquitos

New research from Vanderbilt brings us one step closer to reducing the threat of what’s considered the most prevalent life-threatening disease in the world – malaria. Biological sciences star researcher Larry Zwiebel and his team have honed in on special receptors they believe mosquitos use to smell and find their victims, in other words, us. Disrupting these receptors might help pull the wool over their “eyes.” Read more on Exploration.

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