Brown study shows graphene can deter mosquitoes

MOSQUITOES ARE DRAWN to a patch of skin covered in cheesecloth during experiments conducted by Brown University researchers. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY
PROVIDENCE – Brown University researchers have found a new use for the nanomaterial graphene: preventing mosquito bites. In a paper published recently in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers showed that clothing with multilayers of graphene could provide a two-fold defense against mosquito bites. Researchers found the strong but ultra-thin material acts…

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