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UnDisciplined: researchers identify the visual preferences of the world's deadliest animal

Center for Disease Control and Prevention

How does a mosquito find its host? Is a mosquitos hunt successful because of visual cues or through sounds or smells? An interdisciplinary research team has woven evidence from the literature, their own experiments, and wind tunnels to understand how mosquitoes hunt and find their prey.

Claire Rusch is a neuroscientist and ethologist who studies how the environment is processed by the nervous system to control behavior.

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