Science in the News: Mosquitoes

July 16, 2003 – September 16, 2003

National Museum of Natural History
10th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC

Ground Floor, outside Atrium Cafe Floor Plan

This case explores the museum's collection of 1.5 million mosquitoes -- the world's largest. It is an indispensable reference for scientists researching mosquito-borne diseases, including the West Nile virus that first appeared in the United States in 1999.