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Mosquitoes hunt humans by smelling odours

Last Updated: Friday, December 06, 2013, 18:26

Mosquitoes track down humans from a distance by the smell of carbon dioxide on our breath and then find exposed areas through skin odours, researchers, including an Indian-origin scientist, have found.

Google celebrates Carlos Juan Finlay`s 180th birth anniversary

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 03, 2013, 09:28

Google celebrates the 180th birth anniversary of Cuban physician and scientist Carlos Juan Finlay through a doodle on Tuesday. Google pays honour to the man who propounded the path-breaking theory that yellow fever was spread by mosquitoes.