TIL The Rockefeller University lab developed an experimental mutant variety of mosquito called orco that causes the mosquitoes to no longer be repelled by the smell of DEET.

Read more: https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2019/04/25/716767256/how-do-mosquitoes-taste-deet-hint-its-not-their-mouthparts

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