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Scientists study what makes mosquitoes attracted to certain folks

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It's a late summer afternoon and you're out on the patio having a glass of wine with friends. As the sun begins to set, you start to think about what's for dinner.

Surprise! It's you.

That's right. You've suddenly become irresistible to a female mosquito who wants to join the party by sipping your blood. Why are you — rather than your pals — so much more pleasing to her palate?

"There's no definitive answer. We really don't know," said…

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