Day archives: July 22nd, 2016

Scent of a chicken: Scientists may have found an incredibly effective, all-natural mosquito repellant

Rickard Ignell, of the Swedish University of Agricultural Science, had a simple question : Which animals attract mosquitoes and which repel them?. His hope was that the answer might help humans repel mosquitoes and avoid the myriad of diseases—from malaria to Zika—that mosquitoes carry with them.. Source: Scent of a chicken: Scientists may have found …