Beer could be cure for stopping infectious diseases in mosquitoes say James Cook University researchers in Cairns

Cairns Post

06 November 2014

SCIENTISTS have found a novel way of ensuring infectious diseases do not cross Australia’s northern borders – with beer.

James Cook University researchers have discovered some of the main ingredients of beer – brewer’s yeast, sugar and water – can provide an effective method of baiting traps to ensnare potentially disease-carrying mosquitoes. Read more