Mosquito Experiments (image) Brown University Share Print E-Mail Caption A new study suggests that graphene films can prevent mosquitoes from biting. Experiments showed that a graphene blocks the chemical cues that mosquitoes use to sense the a blood meal is near. In lab tests, skin patches covered by graphene films got zero bites, which mosquitoes readily feasted on unprotected skin. Credit Hurt Lab / Brown University Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.