How Mosquitoes Use Human Sweat To Find And Bite Us — Natural History Wanderings

NPR reports Mosquitoes searching for a meal of blood use a variety of clues to track down humans, including our body heat and the carbon dioxide in our breath. Now, research shows that a certain olfactory receptor in their antennae also serves as a detector of humans, responding to smelly chemicals in our sweat. Read full […]

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