Archive: 18/08/2008

Groundbreaking Research Shows DEET Not Sweet to Mosquitoes

Spray yourself with a DEET-based insect repellent and the mosquitoes will leave you alone. But why? They flee because of their intense dislike for the smell of the chemical repellent and not because DEET jams their sense ...

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Catalyst mystery unlocked

Different keys are not supposed to fit the same lock, but in biological systems multiple versions of a catalyst all make a reaction go, according to a new study that explains the phenomenon. Scheduled for online publication ...

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