Life Science

Feeding the mosquitoes

Leslie Vosshall probes the genetics of mosquitoes' sense of smell to understand why they bite some people more than others. But in the quest to prevent mosquito-borne illness, she must first feed 500 hungry bugs a blood meal

March 14, 2011

Feeding the mosquitoes from Scienceline on Vimeo.

For more on the Vosshall lab – http://vosshall.rockefeller.edu/
For more on mosquito-borne parasites – http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/diseases/list_mosquitoborne.htm
For more from the photographer of ‘mosquito drinking nectar’ – http://www.flickr.com/photos/jk10976

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MS says:

Oh my god.

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