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In the Rough Science programme Call of the Wild, Rough Scientist Ellen has to develop a mosquito repellent
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The World Health Organisation warns that an outbreak of Yellow Fever in DRC and Angola could, unchecked, become a global pandemic. Here's a guide to what you need to know about the disease.
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Count the numbers of humans whose death is attributed to an animal, and there are some surprises, writes Dick Skellington.
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How do mosquitoes use their wings to attract a mate?
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Newly discovered pink iguanas, sustainable fibres, healthy eyes, mosquito love songs and do your eyes pop out when you sneeze?
A summary of the Call of the Wild challenge, part of the fifth BBC/OU TV series Rough Science, based in Zanzibar
A summary of the scientists' challenges in Zanzibar, part of the fifth BBC/OU TV series Rough Science, based in Zanzibar
Combating the mosquitoes – Ellen works to develop an effective mozzie repellant, and, in order to test it safely, she must also raise her own malaria-free mosquitoes.
Follow Ellen in this exclusive video extra as she makes mosquito repellent, as part of the fifth BBC/OU TV series Rough Science, based in Zanzibar
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