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Content Tagged with: mosquitoes

Natural mosquito repellent startup wins seed funding

UC Riverside startup Sensorygen beats entrepreneurs from other University of California campuses
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology, Business

Researchers identify new approach for controlling dengue fever and Zika virus

UC Riverside study uses gene-editing tool to disrupt serotonin receptor linked to egg production in Aedes aegypti mosquitoes
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology, Health

Biologists decipher a key piece of the odor-detection puzzle in flies, mosquitoes

UC Riverside basic discovery offers path to safer products to protect against disease-carrying mosquitoes, chemicals to control crop-damaging pests
By Dennis Meredith | | Science / Technology

Highlander Venture Fund chooses UCR professor’s ‘next-generation’ mosquito repellent for second investment

Up to $500,000 will help a startup company market a killer repellent that’s nontoxic, natural, and sweet-smelling
By Jeanette Marantos | | Business

Genetic changes help mosquitoes survive pesticide attacks

UCR study shows how intensive pesticide use is driving mosquito evolution at the genetic level
By Sarah Nightingale | | Science / Technology
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