In the News – Time – Vosshall

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Scientists discover why mosquitoes love human blood

“ ‘It was a really good evolutionary move,’ said Leslie Vosshall of Rockefeller University in New York, who led the study published in the journal Nature, ‘We provide the ideal lifestyle for mosquitoes. We always have water around for them to breed in, we are hairless and we live in large groups.’ ”

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