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Science Nation: New mosquito repellant could be frightening…for mosquitoes

Mar. 6, 2012—http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/science_nation/nosingoutmosquitoes.jsp

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VUCast Newscast: Vanderbilt on “Grey’s Anatomy”

Nov. 4, 2011—This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s weekly newscast  highlighting  research, experts, students, sports and everything Vanderbilt: A Vanderbilt doctor’s amazing surgery lands on “Grey’s Anatomy” Scientists create a breakthrough bug repellant A Vandy minister’s actions honored by the White House    

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Mosquitoes use several different kinds of odor sensors to track human prey

Aug. 31, 2010—Origin of DEET’s repellent effect confirmed It now appears that the malaria mosquito needs more than one family of odor sensors to sniff out its human prey. That is the implication of new research into the mosquito’s sense of smell published in the Aug. 31 issue of the online, open-access journal Public Library of Science...

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