A female mosquito in Florida's Everglades National Park.


Jul 10, 2015
Quartz and Marketplace look at how genetically modified mosquitoes could be the key to preventing a disease outbreak in Florida.
Posted In: Key West, Florida, mosquito

Attack of the mosquito! Bugs beat DEET

Feb 21, 2013
New research indicates that the main protection against the mosquito, DEET, may not be as effective as originally thought.
Posted In: Science, mosquito, consumer

West Nile virus hits Dallas, Texas

Aug 17, 2012
The city of Dallas Texas has authorized the first aerial spraying of pesticides since the 1960s to stop an outbreak of West Nile virus. Dallas County has seen nearly 200 cases of the mosquito born illness and ten deaths.
Posted In: mosquito, disease, West Nile