To Stop Mosquito Bites, Silence Your Skin’s Bacteria (Smithsonian)

Texas scientists tricked mosquitoes into skipping a blood meal by modifying the way bacteria talk to each other.///// Evening picnics in a park, sunset beers by a lake and warm nights with the windows open are just some of the delights of midsummer. But as dusk falls, one of the most infuriating creatures on the planet stirs: the mosquito. Outdoor activities are abandoned in an ankle-scratching frenzy and sleep is disturbed as we haplessly swat at the whining source of our torment. Read the full story on SmithsonianMag

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