Tag: homeostasis

After a Nice Hot Blood Lunch, Mosquitoes Go Into Shock

By Veronique Greenwood | April 26, 2011 2:06 pm

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What’s the News: When mosquitoes finish a piping-hot meal of blood, they have more than your average postprandial snooze, biologists have found: they go into heat shock, producing proteins most organisms only make when something is terribly wrong.

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