Why Some Mosquitoes Prefer Humans

Mosquitoes have been called the deadliest animal in the world: tiny creatures so dangerous that genetic engineering may be necessary to win the battle against them. But not all mosquitoes are equally responsible for devastating the human population by spreading disease. Out of thousands of species, only a few like to bite humans — and…

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Angels and Artisans

You know something is wonky in the state of Denmark when a designer tells you he wanted to do something radical for a show so he decided to focus on … dresses. Dresses? Well, and people. “Just dresses, creativity and humans.” If that’s a radical act in fashion, then I’m William S. Yet Pierpaolo Piccioli,…

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A High-Tech Array of Travel Tools: ‘Smart’ Health Cards,Temperature-Reading Glasses and More

Three weeks into Israel’s lockdown to help prevent the spread of coronavirus, Rafi Kaminer decided to get creative with his cabin fever. The chief executive of Pangea Group, an Israeli company that builds infrastructure for biometric identification and digital analytics, Mr. Kaminer was used to flying abroad several times a month. But with global air…

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