Do mosquitoes only bite some people?

Yes. And the justification may be genetic, says a recent study. It is estimated that every year 725,000 people die from diseases transmitted by these insects. There are more than 2,500 species of mosquitoes worldwide, but most live on plants and fruit nectar and do not bother humans. Only a small percentage – the females…

Why are insects attracted to light?

Everyone has seen the enormous profusion of insects that eventually swarm around some lamp. The observation immediately brings up an explanation for such absurd behavior of so many different creatures. Once, immersed in curiosity, I invented an explanation for this fact and, only after having constructed one, I discovered the existence of another, already accepted….