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Defend Yourself against Mosquitoes

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Feb 13, 2018
  • 11:26

Guest: Clément Vinauger, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, Virginia Tech One good thing about the cold winter months is fewer pests. Mosquitoes are a summer time nemesis. Researchers are getting to the bottom of why some people attract mosquitoes more than others. And, get this, they’ve done it by putting tiny helmets on mosquitoes. They’ve also figured out that if you swat at a mosquito like crazy, it just might remember that and avoid you later.