The teasing temptation of a sugary treat can often get the better of us. But don’t worry, we’re not the only ones. The saccharine substance that our sweet tooth finds so hard to resist is also powerfully seductive to mosquitoes. And according to new research, in helping to keep the pests away from our blood-rich body parts, sugar may for once be good for our health. But don’t start mixing up any sugar water just yet – or you might end up doing as much harm as good. We’ve long understood that sugar is an important energy source for mosquitoes.…

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