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Cheese and dogs and a pill to kill mosquitoes

Bart Knols explains—and also demonstrates—three related things:  How to use cheese and dogs and a new kind of pill to kill malaria mosquitoes. Knols and Ruurd de Jong were awarded the 2006 Ig Nobel Prize in biology for showing that the female malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae is attracted equally to the smell of limburger cheese and to the smell of human feet. Here’s video of his TEDx talk at Maastricht:

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