Efforts to control mosquitoes take on new urgency

The major mosquito spreading Zika virus has quirks that make it one of the toughest to fight

Aedes aegypti mosquito larvae

SCIENCE VS. MOSQUITO  Geniuses at growing in tiny containers of water, larvae of Zika-spreading mosquito Aedes aegypti dangle head down at the water’s surface. 

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