What if you could become invisible to mosquitoes?

Many experiments on mosquito vision take place in wind tunnels, large chambers that can cost tens of thousands of dollars.
Many experiments on mosquito vision take place in wind tunnels, large chambers that can cost tens of thousands of dollars.ST PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN

NEW YORK (NYTIMES) - If you could have just one superpower, flight or invisibility, which would you choose? And would your answer change if you could become invisible to mosquitoes?

Sure, you might never soar among eagles or brush your cheek against a wisp of cloud. But you would also no longer flee from swarming clouds of mosquitoes, and you would be protected from the deadly diseases that the insects spread.

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