fbpx

Pheromones produced by ants

A new scientific study suggests that some species of ticks—those Lyme Disease-spreading creepy crawlies—are scared off by pheromones produced by ants. Now, a team of researchers is working to synthetically replicate these ant excretions and sell them as tick repellent. Because unlike DEET or Citronella or other popular tick spray, the one derived from ant juice is virtually undetectable by the human nose.

— Read more in To Repel Ticks, Hikers Should Smell Like Ants at Outside.

4.5/5

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

The daily lemming

From Nest, new Body Mists in Balinese Coconut, Indian Jasmine, Madagascar Vanilla, Seville Orange and Turkish Rose. “Discover a fun, new way to scent and

Read More »

Floral Bouquet

Part of how we experience the way something smells has nothing to do with our nose. Meg Michelsen, a professor of marketing at Longwood University,

Read More »
Shopping Cart