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Stinky feet may lead to better malaria traps

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Health experts say the newest weapon against malaria could be stinky feet. In a laboratory study, researchers found that mosquitoes infected with the tropical disease were more attracted to human odors from a dirty sock than mosquitoes that didn't carry malaria.

Researchers say the new finding may help create traps that target only malaria-carrying mosquitoes.

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