Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Are you drinking your sugar intake? > Health-in-Motion 26 April 2017 Have you ever wondered how those pesky mosquitos always manage to find you in a quiet, dark room? Have you ever wondered how those pesky mosquitos always manage to find you in a quiet, dark room? They do so by relying on their sense of smell, much more than on sight or sound. They have amazing odour sensors capable of distinguishing between thousands of different smells which allow them to find their preferred prey by following trails of exhaled carbon dioxide and distinctive body odour. Recently, biologists have discovered that malaria-carrying mosquito possess a specialised set of odour sensors that are tuned specifically to detect humans. 0 More: Daily Dose: Are you drinking your sugar intake?Health-in-Motion advertisement Other news Mental health 'The plane is going to crash': Anxiety aboard flight SAA 323 Medical Scoliosis: The test parents can do at home Parenting 5 pregnancy myths busted Diet and nutrition Are you drinking your sugar intake? Medical Microchip to check on patients' compliance with TB meds Lifestyle 7 things you do in the morning that make you feel tired all day From our sponsors R2000 Skin Renewal online store voucher up for grabs! Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know 8 strategies for treating both your bladder problems and your depression Symptoms differ from person to person, identifying what triggers your IBS Live healthier Cracked rib? » Here's why coughing can be good for you SEE: How long should a cough last? 7 ways coughing can injure your body The average cough lasts between two and three weeks and usually causes no serious physical damage – but beware when a cough turns violent! Heart health » Can you reverse your heart's age? Air purifiers may protect your heart against pollution You're not too young to have a heart attack How much do you really know about the things that can go wrong with your heart throughout the course of your life?