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Female mosquitoes searching for a meal of blood detect people partly by using a special olfactory receptor to home in on our sweat. Luis Robayo/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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How Mosquitoes Sniff Out Human Sweat To Find Us

Female mosquitoes searching for a meal of blood detect people partly by using a special olfactory receptor to home in on our sweat. The finding could lead to new approaches for better repellents.

New York on Thursday sued the billionaire Sackler family behind OxyContin, joining a growing list of state and local governments alleging the family's company, Purdue Pharma, sparked the nation's opioid crisis by putting hunger for profits over patient safety. Jessica Hill/AP hide caption

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New York Lawsuit Claims Sackler Family Illegally Profited From Opioid Epidemic

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The sea squirt Ascidia sydneiensis, a tubelike animal that squirts water out of its body when alarmed, is one of 48 additional nonnative marine species in the Galapagos Islands documented in a newly published study. Previously, researchers knew of only five. Courtesy of Jim Carlton hide caption

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Dozens Of Nonnative Marine Species Have Invaded The Galapagos Islands

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Elisapie's latest album, The Ballad of the Runaway Girl, is out now. Le Pigeon/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Elisapie Revisits Her Inuit Roots In 'The Ballad Of The Runaway Girl'

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Female mosquitoes searching for a meal of blood detect people partly by using a special olfactory receptor to home in on our sweat. Luis Robayo/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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How Mosquitoes Sniff Out Human Sweat To Find Us

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How Mosquitoes Sniff Out Human Sweat To Find Us

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Milicent Patrick poses in the Universal Studios monster shop with her most famous creation: the Creature from the Black Lagoon. Family collection/Courtesy of Hanover Square Press hide caption

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The Forgotten Woman Who Designed The Creature From The Black Lagoon

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The Forgotten Woman Who Designed The Creature From The Black Lagoon

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