Stinky-feet-and-cheese researcher’s research gets new attention

Ig Nobel Prize winner Bart Knols‘s sure-footed malaria-mosquito research is featured in a new Discovery Channel documentary called “Mosquito.” The New York Times celebrates “Mosquito,” contrasting it with the “frivolous” Shark Week films that the TV network is famed for: “Deadlier Than Sharks: A Documentary Spotlights the Mosquito.”

Here’s a promotional chunk of the film:

Knols and Ruurd de Jong were awarded the 2006 Ig Nobel Biology Prize, for showing that the female malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae is attracted equally to the smell of limburger cheese and to the smell of human feet. Here are some of their prize-winning studies:

3 Responses to “Stinky-feet-and-cheese researcher’s research gets new attention”

  1. Laura Ward Says:

    Great! This article just gives huge research paper assistance to this problem. I hope, that it will help to get an attention of millions of people to solve the problem with mosquitos and other diseases.

  2. #ديفيد محسن Says:

  3. Abrahm Says:

    Knols and Ruurd de Jong were awarded the 2006 Ig Nobel Biology Prize, for showing that the female malaria mosquito
    very nice …………. a man talking to a innocent child wow software news

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