Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxic > 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: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical Torn between work and family? It may not be good for your heart Medical What foods are most likely to cause acne breakouts? Medical Mummy's curse: Heart disease is an ancient scourge Medical Gluten intolerance: Do you need a separate toaster, utensils in the kitchen? Medical Losing hair? Blame it on the air Parenting Could bone marrow be the missing piece in the fertility puzzle? Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.