Apr 27

Mosquito Flight is Unlike Any Other Creature’s

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Scientists and engineers often look to nature for inspiration for some of the world’s most cutting edge technological developments. When it comes to flight, some design ideas have been influenced by the animal kingdom’s...

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Apr 19

Protecting Your Pets from Harmful Insects

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Humans often complain about being bothered by mosquitoes, ticks, and other menacing insects, and we do everything we can to keep them away. However, our four-legged family members don’t appreciate these pests either—they just...

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Apr 17

How to Protect Your Baby From Mosquitoes

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Wondering how to protect your baby from mosquitoes? Mosquitoes are incredibly annoying and pose health risks for adults, but for babies, these risks are amplified. Babies’ delicate skin and underdeveloped immune systems mean that for...

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Apr 12

Lyme Spotlight: Sharon Rainey

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Want to read more inspiring survivor spotlight stories? Keep up with our blog for future profiles on those battling Lyme and other tick- and mosquito-borne diseases. Sharon’s Story: Warrior in a Lifelong Battle We first...

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Apr 10

Study Finds Some Mosquito Repellents Don’t Work

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Every spring and summer, there’s one urgent question on everyone’s mind: which mosquito repellent is best? It seems like there are new brands and formulas coming out every season, and countless websites and researchers...

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Apr 05

How to Build Your Own Water Feature

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With spring in the air, it’s time to dive into a new backyard home improvement project! Whether it’s giving the old shed an overhaul, creating a water feature, installing a fire pit, or planting...

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