NMSU mosquito nutrient transport research may lead to better, safer insecticides

Date: 11/02/2015 Writer: Dana Beasley, 575-646-7953, [email protected] Ever wonder why male mosquitoes don’t bite? “They don’t have to make eggs,” explained Immo Hansen, associate professor of biology at New Mexico State University in the College of Arts and Sciences. “But, the females need nutrient proteins, so they take up our blood.” It’s through this process that … Read more