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Image of the Month: A Halloween Scare

Image of the Month: A Halloween Scare


Halloween is fast approaching and Johns Hopkins researchers have made one of their spookiest findings yet. Humans are turning i n v i s i b l e.

Well sort of. Researchers found that when exposed to DEET, the neurons in the anopholes mosquito's nose did not fire indicating that when humans wear DEET-based repellent, we become "invisible" to mosquitos.

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Got images? If you are faculty, staff or a student at Johns Hopkins Medicine, email us to have your science "art" considered for our Instagram account.

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