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Genetic factors play a role in how attractive a person is to mosquitoes


23 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
The notion that smell attracts mosquitoes is all too familiar, but scientists wanted to determine whether genes have any role in this matter. "Human odor is known to be controlled, at least in part, by genetic factors, and it is possible that variation in our attractiveness to mosquitoes is also…