A Scientific Guide To Surviving SummerRobbie Gonzalez6/15/14 5:55pmFiled to: summer previewsummersummer of sciencesciencesunscreencancerreverse sadcondensationpoolpeeurinemosquitos498EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkThe first day of summer is fast approaching – will you be prepared for suntanning, swimming, and swarms of bugs? Here's our handy guide to surviving the sultriest of seasons, with SCIENCE.Image by Jim Cooke, sources via ShutterstockWhy Do Mosquitos Bite Some People And Not Others?Above: Rockefeller University's Emily Dennis offers her arm to her study subjects, Aedes aegypti. In the wild this species transmits yellow fever, dengue, and chikungunya, but lab mosquitoes are clean | Photo & Caption Credit: Alex WildSome people get ravaged by mosquitoes if they so much as take a walk at dusk. Others can walk through clouds of the insects and not get a single bite. What's the difference? A lot. Scientists have figured out many reasons why mosquitoes can't seem to resist some people, but are repulsed by others.