Displaying all news results for 'Mosquito'
Category: Palaeontology | Posted on 10-15-2013 | 20 comments
A fossilized mosquito filled with blood has been found that dates back over 46 million years.
Category: Natural World | Posted on 7-16-2013 | 32 comments
Some people seem to find themselves more prone to being bitten by mosquitoes than others.
Category: Natural World | Posted on 6-5-2012 | 15 comments
The average raindrop is 50 times bigger than a mosquito, so how do they avoid being killed ?.
Category: Science & Technology | Posted on 11-11-2011 | 2 comments
Scientists claim to have discovered the "Achilles heel" of the Malaria parasite.
Category: Science & Technology | Posted on 11-22-2010 | 23 comments
Genetically modified mosquitoes have been released in to the wild in the Cayman Islands.
Category: Natural World | Posted on 8-10-2010 | 15 comments
A former soldier has become the first man to walk the entire 4,000 mile length of the Amazon river.
Category: Palaeontology | Posted on 5-18-2010 | 2 comments
In something akin to a scene from Jurassic Park a 95-million-year-old wasp has been found trapped in amber.
Category: Science & Technology | Posted on 7-31-2009 | 7 comments
Scientists have carried out an experiment in Europe involving the use of mosquitoes to deliver a malaria vaccine through their bite.
Category: Science & Technology | Posted on 6-22-2008 | 1 comment
In a cramped, humid laboratory in London, mosquitoes swarming in stacked, net-covered cages are being scrutinized for keys to controlling malaria.
Category: Palaeontology | Posted on 1-7-2008 | 18 comments
Dinosaurs were killed off by disease-ridden insects and changing plant life rather than a cataclysmic single event, a new book claims.