Combination of sensory signals draw mosquitoes in for a bite

It may seem like mosquitoes will bite anything with a pulse, but they’re actually quite strategic in picking their victims. A new study looked at the interaction of different sensory cues — carbon dioxide, heat and odor — that attract mosquitoes to humans, and found that it takes a combination of at least two of these to send the bugs biting.
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