The compound was tested on female Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, which are responsible for spreading dengue, Zika, ...

It goes without saying that when your appetite is satiated, you're no longer interested in eating. Well, scientists have devised a method of artificially inducing that "full" feeling in mosquitoes, thus keeping them from going after humans for blood meals.

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