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Do mosquitoes bite you because of your genetics?

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This microscopic portrait of a mosquito is one of the displays in a new exhibition at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, " Exploring Microspace." The mosquito is viewed through the scanning electron microscope. (AP PHOTO)

The reasons mosquitoes bite some people while leaving others alone has been the subject of many outdoor debates. But now scientists are working on a definitive answer. They include James Logan of the London School of Hygeine and Tropical Medicine. We called him up for some biting answers.


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