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Mapping Human Preference in the Mosquito Brain, Timothy W. Schwanitz, GS (2924323)

The Yellow Fever Mosquito is a globally invasive mosquito that prefers to bite human beings because it prefers the odor of human beings to the odor of other animals. In parts of its native range in…

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Celebrate Princeton Innovation 2022 - Lindy McBride: Synthetic blends for manipulation of mosquito behavior

Researchers have discovered a specific blend of chemicals that mimics the human odor mosquitoes respond to, which could lead to the development of baits that would attract mosquitoes to lethal traps.…

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