Summer is no fun when mosquitoes are biting. Insect repellent creams, sprays, and lotions are safe and effective but there are alternatives. Here’s what works and what doesn’t!
There is plenty of misinformation circulating about ticks and the diseases they may carry. Here are four myths debunked, along with tick facts to keep people safe when exploring the outdoors.
Summer is here, and so are the mozzies. So what do you need to consider when you’re picking a mosquito repellent?
Could a commonly used mosquito repellent kill off coronavirus? Preliminary studies in the UK are encouraging — but that doesn’t mean you should reach for repellents to protect against COVID-19.
Bush flies and blowflies all vomit on their food, but other flies are a little more polite at the dinner table and don’t vomit at all.
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.
Wondering why the Good Lord gave Culicoides impunctatus to Scotland? This might be the best answer yet.