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  # 6954     In May of 2010 in  From the `Nature Bats Last’ Dept, we looked at a PNAS study by James Logan et al. that looked at the reasons behind the small but growing number of mosquitoes that are not repelled by DEET - or N,N-Diethyl-m-toluamide. Among some specially bred female Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, researchers found resistance to DEET to be caused by a single dominant gene, one that could be passed down to subsequent generations even if […]

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