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Mosquito Survives In Outer Space

Mosquito Survives In Outer Space by Alexander Peslyak RIA Novosti commentator Moscow (RIA) Feb 20, 2009 Preparations are underway for a manned mission to Mars. Cosmonauts who might fly to the Red Planet are learning how to survive in a forest outside Moscow. Scientists from the Russian Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Medical and Biological… Read more »


West Nile Virus: The Bite That Can Kill

Published on 5 February 2009, 10:06   New Haven, Conn. — Why do some people exposed to West Nile virus get deathly ill and others emerge unscathed? In a study that both helps to answer that question and could point the way toward prevention and effective treatment, scientists at Yale University have isolated deficiencies in… Read more »


Mosquitoes released by Bill Gates at Meeting

Bill Gates releases mosquitoes into audience Microsoft chairman makes demonstration during discussion on malaria msnbc.com updated 8:53 p.m. ET, Wed., Feb. 4, 2009 “Bill Gates just released mosquitos into the audience at TED and said, ‘Not only poor people should experience this.’” That was the post by Facebook’s Senior Platform Manager Dave Morin on social… Read more »


Residential Misting Systems to control Mosquitoes

Link to the EPA website on residential Mosquito Control Outdoor residential misting systems(including mosquito misting systems) http://www.epa.gov/opp00001/factsheets/misting_systems.htm An increasing number of households have purchased timed-release outdoor residential misting systems to control mosquitoes and other insects around the home. However, advertisers, the media, and other sources sometimes provide information about misting systems that is difficult to… Read more »


Q & A: Bite and Bite Again

January 13, 2009 By C. CLAIBORNE RAY Q. When you wake up with several mosquito bites and find one very bloated mosquito in the room, why has it bitten you so many times in a short period? A. A female mosquito takes a blood meal when it is carrying fertilized eggs, seeking a blood protein… Read more »