Mosquitoes are transferring microplastics eaten in water into birds and other non-marine animals.
Bug sprays with DEET feel oily and smell gross. That's why scientists are developing new mosquito repellents based on natural plant oils. But translating these into commercial products isn't easy.
Mosquitoes are picky about who they bite but it's not actually "us" that they're smelling when they choose their next meal...
High-tech drones and low-tech 'bucket and spade' are helping Malawians fight malaria.
Mosquito abundance is linked to climate and weather, and global climate change may be helping spread these dangerous carriers of disease.
Jurassic Park's dinosaur DNA premise is not so simple in real life
As rain continues to fall in Kenya, national and county governments must put measures in place to prevent a Rift Valley fever outbreak.
The CDC recently announced an uptick in diseases spread by vectors such as mosquitoes and ticks. Here's why and what you can do to lower your risk.
Malaria elimination in Malawi is lagging because research isn't being used properly.
The spread of infectious diseases such as chikungunya is closely linked to urban mobility, yet small Indian cities could play a crucial role in the resilience process.
Those "itchy bites" are actually reactions to mozzie spit.
The sounds of mosquitoes may be annoying to many but tuning into their musical whines could help design new mosquito traps. Just don't expect sounds from your smartphone to protect you from bites!
The mozzies are coming! A mosquito emoji will be available on your devices in mid 2018, providing a new angle for communicating the science and health implications of these very dangerous insects.
Mosquito coils can help beat the bite of mosquitoes are most effective outdoors, and best avoided in closed, indoor settings.
Vast amounts of standing water in Houston and other hurricane-flooded areas are dangerous not only because of toxins. The water is a dangerous breeding ground for mosquitoes that transmit Zika.
The World Health Organisation has pledged a long-term response to controlling the Zika virus because the threat is far from over
Wondering why the Good Lord gave Culicoides impunctatus to Scotland? This might be the best answer yet.
Stronger malaria prevention like a vaccine is urgently needed for effective response in endemic regions.
Australian mosquitoes, unlike their Asian and American counterparts, can still be controlled by insecticides like pyrethroids. What lessons are there for managing pesticide resistance in insects?
Several sites in the US are releasing bacteria-infected mosquitoes as a way to fight mosquito-borne viruses that threaten people. What's the science – and how well will it work?