Scientific Study Finds ‘Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites’ by Skrillex Stops Mosquitos from Having Sex – EDM.com

Researchers concluded that the observations from this study can be used to help develop new ways to prevent mosquito-carried diseases.

A study recently published in the journal Acta Tropica on mosquito feeding and breeding habits found that the insects are less likely to eat or reproduce when the song “Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites” by Skrillex is playing. The specific type of mosquito researched was the Aedes aegypti, also called the yellow fever mosquito, known to carry a multitude of diseases. 

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