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Chemical Attraction

Towleroad points out an interesting story about why mosquitoes prefer some folks over others. It turns out only about 10% of humans are “highly attractive” to skeeters. “People with high concentrations of steroids or cholesterol on their skin surface attract mosquitoes,” Butler tells WebMD. That doesn’t necessarily mean that mosquitoes prey on people with higher overall levels of cholesterol, Butler ...

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