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Defend Yourself Against Mosquitoes

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • May 24, 2018 11:00 pm
  • 11:25

(Originally Aired 2/12/18) Guest: Clément Vinauger, PhD, Professor of Biochemistry, Virginia Tech It’s summertime, and that means mosquitos. 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.