Beer and mosquitoes - although in the context of Africa... and malaria... but some great one-liners from the research:
While beer makes us clumsy, it apparently sharpens their abilities, the little buggers!
In contrast, 65% of the An. gambiae flying upwind, orientated toward the odour trap after the volunteers consumed beer, indicating a significant increase in orientation following beer consumption (OR = 1.77; CI = [1.36, 2.30]; P<0.001; figure 2B).
Tell me something I don't already know...
Figure 2. Beer consumption increases human attractiveness.
(yes, I know it's quoted out of context!)
... the nutritious barley sandwich...
mosquitoes may have evolved preferences for people who recently consumed beer - possibly due to reduced host defensive behaviours or highly nutritious blood-meals.
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