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August 29, 2019 30 min
Episode Summary:Dr. Dan describes the best science-based methods to repel those pesky mosquitos.Topics discussed are as follows:Synthetically derived insect repellents Naturally derived insect repellentsFactors that attract or repel mosquitosSummary and future outlookEpisode References:See here for a nice review of insect repellents: of DEET: is absorbed through the skin: death of red blood cells using DEET: is effective at controlling malaria outbreaks: is a effective insect repellent: isn’t effective at repelling mosquitos: attracts mosquitos: attracts mosquitos: consumption and mosquito attraction: bananas attracts mosquitos:
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