Every year, mosquitoes are to blame for approximately 350 million human ailments, a number that is likely to rise as climate change increases the insect population. A recent study demonstrated that light pollution may be responsible for the extension of the mosquito blood-feeding … [Read more...] about Natural treatment prevents mosquitos from biting through human skin
Grow these plants around your home as natural mosquitos repellents
While there are countless positives that come with the warmer seasons, there’s one huge downside. Yep, mosquitos! These pesky insects can leave us itching all over with unpleasant swollen and scabbed skin. We try to do everything we can to keep these bugs away, from candles … [Read more...] about Grow these plants around your home as natural mosquitos repellents
Don’t toss that dead mosquito! Mail it to this scientist instead
It may sound like a strange request, but Canadian scientist Dan Peach is asking people to send him dead mosquitos via post. Each squished bugger, argues Peach, can provide useful insights as he explores exactly how far mosquitos are traveling as a result of global … [Read more...] about Don’t toss that dead mosquito! Mail it to this scientist instead
Could genetically modified mosquitoes mean the end of malaria?
Managing mosquito populations is a key component to reducing malaria rates, but as anyone who has spent a summer evening outdoors knows, these pesky insects can be tough to work against. However, a landmark study has found that genetically modified mosquitoes can be introduced to … [Read more...] about Could genetically modified mosquitoes mean the end of malaria?
Got pests? Keep them at bay with these natural repellents
The summer season is drawing to a close, which means that pests will be making a valiant effort to get inside your home before colder weather hits. While some indoor pests are harmless, they can be irritating and in the case of termites and mosquitoes, dangerous to your family … [Read more...] about Got pests? Keep them at bay with these natural repellents