How Do You Keep a Mosquito from Biting?


If you spend your summer days swatting away mosquitos, you may be delighted to hear about the work of Dr. Megan Meuti, entomologist.  Dr. Meuti has found that messing with a mosquito's sleep could lead to fewer mosquitos.  Her research involves fooling mosquitoes' systems so they go into hibernation rather than buzzing around. 

This research could have a big impact in prevention of the West Nile virus.  Read all about Dr. Meuti's work here.