Do anti-mosquito sound devices work?

25 January 2013
Presented by Hannah Critchlow

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 This 2005 photograph depicted a female Anopheles albimanus mosquito while she was feeding on a human host, thereby, becoming engorged with blood. Like other species in the genus Anopheles, A. albimanus adults hold the major axis of the body more...

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We find out if there is any evidence that anti-mosquito sound devices actually work. Plus we ask, do you get tabby humans?

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 This 2005 photograph depicted a female Anopheles albimanus mosquito while she was feeding on a human host, thereby, becoming engorged with blood. Like other species in the genus Anopheles, A. albimanus adults hold the major axis of the body more...

00:00 - Can high-frequency sounds repel mosquitoes?

Can electronic devices that emit high-frequency sounds repel mosquitoes? If so, how?

Can high-frequency sounds repel mosquitoes?

We'll have the answer on the nect Naked Scientists Show. Until then, what do you think?

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