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Determining What Makes Us Appealing As A Mosquito Meal


As it turns out, this may occur more than you suspect. According to a Smithsonian Magazine blog citing various studies and news articles on the topic of mosquito bites, it turns out one in five people are seemingly more attractive to these six-legged pests, and become a meal more often than not.

While insect repellent with DEET may offer some protection, scientists concur there is little knowledge into what truly is most-effective in fighting off a seemingly never-ending attack of mosquitoes. But in an ambitious attempt to find out why some of us are more prone to mosquito onslaughts than others, experts have sorted through the evidence to alert us on who is most susceptible to mosquito bites.

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