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Scientists Say Mosquitoes Attracted by Our Genes

Some people seem to get bitten by mosquitoes more than others.  Now scientists have demonstrated that is really the case, and they say it is all because of our genes. It is hoped the research might lead to new preventative treatments for diseases like malaria. “We decided to look at this in a study using twins, where we compared the attractiveness of identical twins and non-identical twins,” said Dr. James Logan of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. In...

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