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Next time you’re headed into mosquito territory without bug repellent, slather your feet with antiperspirant, even if you’re wearing socks. That’s because mosquitoes are highly-attuned to the smell of human feet, and can detect odors we can’t… and they use those smells to home in on us. But according to UC Riverside researchers, if we stop our feet from sweating, mosquitoes will be much less likely to zero in on us for a bite. 

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