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Male and Female Mosquitoes Synchronize Buzz

January 9th, 2009

Episode 43 of 579 episodes

A study in the journal Science finds that mosquitoes checking out mates synchronize their buzzing to the same frequency. Researchers hope to exploit this behavior for insect control. Karen Hopkin reports