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Chicken Scent Deters Malaria Mosquitoes

The smell of a chicken wards off one species of malaria-spreading mosquito—meaning the scent compounds, or the birds themselves, might help deter disease. Christopher Intagliata reports.

July 20, 2016 — Christopher Intagliata

Go to the (White) Light

An energy-efficient alternative to LEDs has greater focusing power, for microscopes and spotlights. Christopher Intagliata reports. 

June 10, 2016 — Christopher Intagliata