The need for alternative safe chemistry to use in controlling mosquitoes is important as they become increasingly resistant to commonly used insecticides
DEET may chemically 'cloak' humans from malaria-carrying mosquitoes, rather than repelling the insects
Researchers have discovered how mosquitoes pick up on acidic volatiles found in human sweat
Independent testing shows device outperforms two commercially available products
NMSU researchers find some surprising results testing mosquito repellents
A tip about a folk remedy plant used in India and Africa to ward off bugs has led to the discovery of insect-repelling compounds.