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May 26, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Glenn McDonald
Mosquitoes, gnats and other insect annoyances have been bugging mankind for millennia. Here's how to fight back.
A debilitating mosquito-borne disease once confined to Africa and Asia has now spread to the Caribbean and may make its way across North and South America.
Oct 16, 2013 01:50 PM ET
They've finally found a fossilized mosquito full of prehistoric blood! So a real "Jurassic Park" is right around the corner, right? Trace explains what exactly this discovery means, and if it means you'll be visiting Isla Nublar any time soon.
Oct 15, 2013 02:20 PM ET // Douglas Main, LiveScience Staff Writer
A blood-engorged mosquito fossil is the first of its kind ever found in a shale rock, as opposed to amber.
Jul 14, 2011 05:10 PM ET // Katherine Noyes
Say goodbye to smelly candles and sprays -- this app takes a high-frequency approach to repelling pests.