Monday, May 30, 2011

Keeping Mosquitoes Away

Stinky feet could pave the way for better ways to stop mosquitoes

Ain’t nature neat? Just after the snow melts, the mosquitoes come out. Here’s a newly discovered way that might help you avoid getting bit by mosquitoes: hang stinky socks on your pack.

This new research indicates that some mosquitoes are attracted to the odors from feet. (I came up with the idea of hanging stinky socks from your climbing pack, not this article.)

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