mosquitoes

U.S. Military, USDA Exploring Eco-Friendlier Insect-Protective Gear

Photo by Shutterstock The US Department of Agriculture is at war – with insects and it’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) in Maryland is working hard to provide troops…

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Help Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps Combat Malaria in Eastern Ghana

Dr. Bronner’s, the self-proclaimed “fighting soap company,” has declared war on malaria, a deadly disease that exacts an annual death toll of 1 million people…

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African Scientist, Designer Create Anti-Malaria Clothing That Repels Mosquitos

Who says you can’t fend off mosquitoes with style? A Cornell University scientist from Kenya and a Gambian designer have developed a purple-and-gold hooded bodysuit impregnated…

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Love Black Leggings? So Do Dengue-Carrying Mosquitoes, Warns Thailand

Photo by shelleygibb Black leggings may be de rigueur for the fashion set, but their wearers also run the risk of attracting dengue-transmitting mosquitoes, warn health authorities in…

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