Tag Archives: mosquito

Why do insect bites transmit disease?

Written by Joe Ballenger @Stylopidae As a layman I know nothing about regular mosquitoes & how they bite etc. Be good to establish that. — Jude Adamson (@smalljude) January 31, 2015 While writing my post about GMO mosquitoes, Jude Adamson … Continue reading

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What do mosquitoes (and other biting insects) add to the ecosystem?

Written by Joe Ballenger @Robot_Insect@OraBx gnats. What do they actually contribute to a balanced environment? — Suzanne Geiger (@slvrfnx) December 15, 2014 One of our first submissions asked what gnats do for the ecosystem. We originally answered this question on … Continue reading

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