Rough lessons can lessen the pull of human scent on a mosquito

Bursts of shaking teach the bloodsuckers to be indifferent to the odor of people's skin

Aedes aegypti mosquito

SCENT OF A HUMAN  Nasty experiences can change an Aedes aegypti mosquito’s inclination to follow certain odors, such as the whiff of human skin.

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