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New Mosquito Repellant Could Be Frightening ... for the Mosquitoes! -- Science Nation

New Mosquito Repellant Could Be Frightening ... for the Mosquitoes!

Vanderbilt University researchers say they're working to unleash an insect repellent on mosquitoes that's more powerful than DEET. The discovery could one day be effective in reducing the spread of mosquito-borne diseases, such as malaria. It's based on a mosquito's sense of smell.

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