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Why are some people mosquito magnets and others unbothered? A medical entomologist points to metabolism, body odor and mindset

It’s rare to attend an outdoor party in warm weather without hearing people complain about mosquitoes. They swat away, sit in campfire smoke, cover up with blankets and eventually just give up and go indoors. On the other end of the spectrum, there are plenty of people who don’t seem bothered by mosquitoes in the slightest.

Sleeping fish? From sharks to salmon, guppies to groupers, here’s how they grab a snooze

A large group of yellowfin tuna swimming off the coast of Italy. Like all fish, they sleep, but it’s not like human sleep. Giordano Cipriani/The Image Bank via Getty Images Michael …
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5 ways to avoid or soothe pesky bug bites and itches

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