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Chicken Scent Deters Malaria Mosquitoes

July 21st, 2016

Episode 527 of 580 episodes

The smell of a chicken wards off one species of malaria-spreading mosquito—meaning the scent compounds, or the birds themselves, might help deter disease. Christopher Intagliata reports.

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