Scientist's Notebook: Mosquito Research


Scientist's Notebook
Kelydra Welcker's home lab.

Kelydra Welcker's mother has strongly supported her daughter's science fair projects, but it hasn't always been easy.

"I'm so glad she went into chemistry," Kelydra's mom says. "But I don't want mosquitoes in my living room anymore. She promised me that, after this year, there would be no more mosquitoes."

Kelydra's interest in mosquitoes has taken her far. Thanks to her research in how pollutants affect the pesky insects, the 11th-grader has been a prize...

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