Thirst for blood: how do mosquitoes choose who to bite, and can they be stopped?

Over half a million people die every year from disease spread by mosquitoes, and hundreds of millions more experience pain and suffering from such conditions. Scientists from America may now be closer than ever to knowing how mosquitoes choose their human hosts, and how this can be stopped. (Mehr in: Pressemitteilungen – idw – Informationsdienst Wissenschaft)