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Latest mosquito repellant research
September 23, 2013 05:14PM
September 22, 2013 at 8:04 PM

Buzz off: Creative new mosquito repellents are coming, scientists say

By Sandi Doughton

Seattle Times science reporter

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation didn’t have Americans in mind when it started pouring money into research on mosquito-borne diseases more than a decade ago. The goal was to save lives and reduce suffering in the developing world, where malaria and other deadly fevers run rampant.

So is it selfish to ask if there’s anything in it for us?

More specifically: Are all these studies ever going to yield a replacement for DEET?

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