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Why Are Some People More Prone To Mosquito Bites? And by "some people" I mean me. Why is it that an evening stroll leaves me feeling eaten alive while my companions are left blissfully un-bitten? First of all, it's probably not all in my head (although it could be — most people are bad sources about their own mosquito attractiveness). Studies suggest that about 20 percent of people are "high attractor types" who are especially appealing to the female mosquitoes seeking out blood for the extra protein they need to lay eggs. Of course, not all mosquitoes are the same. There are 150 different species in the United States, each with their own blood-sucking proclivities. Getting Started with Diigolet - Diigo help There are a few reasons why you would use the Diigolet instead of its more full-featured relatives: the Firefox toolbar, and the Chrome extension. · The Diigolet works on most browsers. We recommend using a modern, standards-compliant browser like Firefox or Chrome whenever possible, but we recognize that some of you may not have that option for whatever reason.

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