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  1. trust me i should know
    The Non-Smelly Mosquito Repellents I Use to Prevent Quasimodo-like ReactionsBecause even if I get ER-level allergic reactions, I refuse to spend my life smelling like a citronella candle.
  2. select all
    Where’s Our Laser-Shooting Mosquito Death Machine?Nathan Myhrvold said he was making just that in 2010. We’re still waiting.
  3. lunchtime beauty
    This Clay Mask Is Magic for Pimples, Dry Skin, and Bug BitesIf only Peter Parker had this.
  4. zika virus
    Almost All of Miami Beach Is Now a Zika Transmission ZoneThe affected area is essential to Miami-Dade County’s tourism industry.
  5. ‘Zika Is Now Here’: 14 Floridians Infected With Zika From Local MosquitoesTen more tested positive over the weekend.
  6. passive aggression
    Drake’s Current Nemesis, Joe Budden, Is More of a Match for Him Than He LooksIs Drake finally losing his temper?
  7. obsessive tester
    What’s the Best Mosquito Repellent?Because getting bit bites.
  8. mass hysteria
    How Worried Should You Be About Zika, Really?It depends on where you live, and if you want kids soon.
  9. The People Mosquitoes Do (and Don’t) Like to BiteTurns out, a lot of it comes down to genetics.
  10. mosquitoes
    The Specifics of How Mosquitoes Devour Us Are Really Gross and FascinatingA terrible but evolutionarily impressive insect.
  11. zika virus
    New York Is Taking No Chances With ZikaMosquito season begins in April.
  12. Obama Wants $1.8 Billion to Fight ZikaOne big swat.
  13. ask a best doctor
    Ask a Best Doctor: Why Do Mosquitoes Love My Sweet, Sweet Blood?Sweat and fat play a role.
  14. Mediavore
    Plans to Eradicate Mosquitoes Has Local Beekeepers Buzzing; Be Not Afraid ofPlus: Gutter oil is the latest food-safety scandal to emerge from China; and cocaine was the secret ingredient that landed a NJ cook in jail, all in our morning news roundup.
  15. science
    Scientist Gives Insect-Borne Disease to Wife During Sex, Makes Virological HistoryA biologist’s bedroom accident leads to discovery.