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2 hrs ago | EurekAlert!
Scientists at the University of California, Riverside have shown that certain mosquito nerve cells, known as cpA neurons, cause mosquitoes to be attracted to humans by detecting exhaled carbon dioxide and odors emitted from human skin.
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6 hrs ago | Science Daily
But once they get close to us, they often steer away toward exposed areas such as ankles and feet, being drawn there by skin odors.
10 hrs ago | New Scientist
If you hate having to rub noxious chemicals onto your skin to deter mosquitoes, take hope the next generation of repellents could smell like mint or caramel, and be more effective.
11 hrs ago | Scientific American
Mosquitoes prowling for a blood meal are drawn to the plumes of carbon dioxide exhaled with each human breath.
15 hrs ago | ImmigrationProf Blog
In an op/ed in the Los Angeles Times , Professors Karthick Ramakrishnan and Pratheepan Gulasekaram explain the legal and political constraints on President Obama with respect to issuing some kind of order halting future deportations , something that immigrant activist Ju Hong demanded at an immigration reform rally in San Franciscco a couple of ... (more)
The road to hell, they say, is paved with good intentions. So too, apparently, is the road to corporate wrongdoing.
A reception for the ?Parallel Intersections? exhibit was held at CEARTE Arts Center in Ensenada, Mexico on Oct. 4, 2013.
In a groundbreaking study, the UC Riverside team discovered that prenatal exposure to alcohol significantly altered the expression of genes and the development of a network of connections in the neocortex -- the part of the brain responsible for high-level thought and cognition, vision, hearing, touch, balance, motor skills, language, and emotion ... (more)
Middle school students participate in the American Mathematics Competition for eighth grade and below.
A high school science teacher can serve as an important inspiration, opening doorways for students to discover and explore things about the world around them.
A counterintuitive new study warns that previous good deeds by a CEO actually make a company more likely to misbehave in the future.
The Department of Cell Biology & Neuroscience at the University of California, Riverside seeks to appoint highly qualified neuroscientists at the rank of Assistant Professor who wish to build active research programs in the following areas: Glial-Neuronal Interactions/Synaptic Plasticity.