About 98% of mosquitoes aren't harmful to humans. We need to learn to deal with those that are.
Mosquitoes are among the deadliest animals in the world. Half of the deaths attributed to them are associated with malaria. But they carry other parasites and viruses that threaten human health.
There is a chemical skin surface difference between individuals who perceived themselves as being attractive for mosquitoes and those that weren’t.
This project may help to eradicate malaria by developing new technologies to prevent mosquitoes from biting people when they are outdoors.
This invasive mosquito thrives in the type of habitat commonly found in urban areas. This means that malaria could become more prevalent in African cities.
Mosquitoes that had Microsporidia MB - a tiny parasitic fungus - never became infected with malaria.