Mosquito Repellents: DEET and PMD Sprays Most Effective, While Wearable Devices Disappoint, Study Finds
A search for “mosquito repellent” on Amazon.com delivers more than 28,000 product results. For a regular consumer, it can be difficult to find the ones that truly work among a […]
New Federal Report on Aedes Mosquitoes Could Signal Shift in How Zika Virus and Other Pathogens are Researched
By Johanna Elsensohn Throughout the world, a single mosquito bite can have one of many consequences: mild infection, severe illness, birth defects, death, or, for the majority of people, just […]
Could a Large-Scale Zika Outbreak Occur in the United States?
By Josh Lancette While recent news cycles in the United States largely have been dominated by election coverage, the threat of Zika remains a concern both locally and globally, with […]
Cases of Dengue Drop 91 Percent Due to Genetically Modified Mosquitoes
Scientists reduced the cases of dengue by 91% in the city Piracicaba, located in the Brazilian state of São Paulo by using sterile insects