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Mosquito preferences for people is in the genes

In National Public Radio. (you can listen to the podcast also if you follow the link)

A study that asked a few dozen pairs of twins to brave a swarm of hungry mosquitoes has revealed another clue to the cluster of reasons the insects are more attracted to some people than others: Genes matter. 468 more words


Nasty disease-carrying mosquitoes from South-East Asia detected in Brisbane

The Courier Mail Damon Guppy April 16, 2015

EXOTIC mosquitoes with the potential to spread crippling diseases have been found at Brisbane International Airport three times in the past two months, forcing heightened biosecurity measures. 75 more words

Vector Borne Diseases

Plotting the elimination of dengue

EurekAlert |  April 8, 2015

Dengue is a viral infection spread between humans by Aedes aegypti mosquitoes. Dengue causes flu-like symptoms, including intense headaches and joint pains. 85 more words


Researchers master gene editing technique in mosquito that transmits deadly diseases

(Rockefeller University 26 March 2015) Rockefeller University researchers have successfully harnessed a technique, CRISPR-Cas9 editing, to use in an important and understudied species: the mosquito, Aedes aegypti, which infects hundreds of millions of people annually with the deadly diseases chikungunya, yellow fever, and dengue fever. 7 more words

Vector Borne Diseases

Histogram Penderita DBD 28 Maret 2015

Perbaharui data anda. Berikut adalah Histogram Penderita Demam Berdarah Kota Samarinda pada tanggal 28 maret 2015.

Peta interaktif DBD per 28 Maret 2015, dapat di akses disini.. 21 more words

Informasi Umum

Dengue-busting bacteria found in wild mozzies after first trial release

Townsville Bulletin SAMANTHA HEALY  February 04, 2015

RESEARCHERS have confirmed dengue-fighting wolbachia bacteria has been found in Townsville’s wild mosquito population.
It comes after researchers sent aedes aegypti mosquitoes, found in traps around South Townsville, to a laboratory at Monash University earlier this month. 19 more words

Vector Borne Diseases

Researchers Discover Natural Insect Growth Regulators in Plants

Insect growth regulators, or IGRs, are chemicals that are used in some insecticides to control certain insects. Unlike many other insecticides, they are not nerve agents and they generally do not harm adult insects. 254 more words

Entomology News