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Explore the science of what attracts mosquitos, and find out why mosquitos bite some people more than others.
Some swear they’re cursed to be hunted by mosquitos while their close-by companions are regularly left unscathed. Are mosquitos really attracted to some people more than others? And if so, is there anything we can do about it? Maria Elena De Obaldia digs into what factors make people tasty targets for these pesky insects.
Lesson by Maria Elena De Obaldia, directed by Anton Bogaty.
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