Mosquitoes


How to Fight Mosquitoes in a More Efficient and Sustainable Way

How to Fight Mosquitoes in a More Efficient and Sustainable Way

A novel plan has been evolved by researchers. It is a practical means of conducting a more effective war against those pesky va...

Aug 27 2016, 1:58pm CDT

Gene Indentified that Determines Maleness in Malaria Mosquitoes

Gene Indentified that Determines Maleness in Malaria Mosquitoes

In a major step towards developing effective genetic strategies to control mosquitoes, scientists have isolated a gene that de...

Jul 1 2016, 1:37am CDT

Bill Gates Endorses Genetically Altered Mosquitoes to Fight Malaria

Bill Gates Endorses Genetically Altered Mosquitoes to Fight Malaria

The head of Microsoft and erstwhile richest man in the world, Bill Gates sees hope on the horizon. He thinks that genetically a...

Jun 18 2016, 6:40am CDT

Genetically engineered mosquitoes

Genetic Engineering May Prevent Female Mosquitoes from Spreading Deadly Diseases

Titled "Control of mosquito-borne infectious diseases: Sex and gene drive," a new study published in the journal Trends in Para...

Feb 18 2016, 10:06am CST

Anopheles stephensis mosquito

University of California Scientists Breed Genetically Modified Mosquitoes to Combat Malaria

A team of scientists from the University of California have succeeded at breeding a host of mutant mosquitoes that are resistan...

Nov 24 2015, 9:03am CST

Arctic Mosquitoes Growing Faster Under Climate Change

Arctic Mosquitoes Growing Faster Under Climate Change

The Arctic climatic reversal has allowed a swarm of mosquitoes to flourish in the region. This has proved to be problematic for...

Sep 16 2015, 8:57pm CDT

Mosquitoes Sniff Humans Before Biting

Mosquitoes Sniff Humans Before Biting

Mosquitoes are said to get a whiff of their potential prey before they literally go for the jugular. And then according to rese...

Jul 17 2015, 4:49am CDT

Asian Tiger Mosquitoes Attack New Jersey

Asian Tiger Mosquitoes Attack New Jersey

Normal Mosquitoes are already a pain in the summer. Meet the aggressive Asian Tiger Mosquitoes....

Jun 26 2013, 12:59am CDT

Malaria Carrying Mosquitoes Attracted to Human Body Odor

Malaria Carrying Mosquitoes Attracted to Human Body Odor

Research points to new clues in the battle against Malaria. Mosquitoes that carry the disease have been found to be attracted t...

May 16 2013, 5:16am CDT

Mosquitoes Augmented Reality Game For iPhone 3GS launched

Mosquitoes Augmented Reality Game For iPhone 3GS launched

I am a sucker for augmented reality apps (AR) and therefore had to try out Mosquitoes right away when developer Makayama pointe...

Nov 2 2009, 7:43am CST