Scientists will modify the genes of mosquitoes so that they do not see humans.

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There are many ways to prevent mosquitoes. Some people use incense sticks to repel mosquitoes, but scientists are now working on a technique to make mosquitoes invisible to humans. Scientists claim that this will make mosquitoes less likely to attack humans.

This information is given in a study paper published in the American journal Current Biology. The study paper, prepared by researchers in California, USA, states that the scientists used the gene-editing tool 'Crisp-Case-9' against mosquitoes. This obstructed the signal through which the mosquitoes could see. Scientists have eliminated two light-sensing receptors in mosquitoes. Originally mosquitoes use visual cues in the dark to attack.

Neha Thackeray, a postdoctoral researcher at the University of California, Berkeley, says this is a good start to an important study to control mosquito vision. Neha is not in the study team but she is practicing crisp technique. Scientists chose Aedes aegypti mosquitoes specifically for their study. The female Aedes aegypti mosquito infects millions of people with the flavivirus each year. The virus causes dengue, bile fever and Zika.

Malaria nocturnal and dengue from morning-evening mosquitoes.

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Scientists say that anaphylaxis mosquitoes that spread malaria hunt at night while Aedes aegypti mosquitoes of dengue hunt in the morning and evening in sunlight. Craig Montel, a neurobiologist at the University of California, Los Angeles, says that mosquitoes can identify humans by their skin's organic signals, such as heat and odor, but if they don't understand anything, they can target a nearby target.

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