Auburn University, John Beckmann, mosquito-proof clothing

Insecticide-Free, Mosquito-Proof Fabric Prevents Bites in Trials

Mosquito bites may become a thing of the past thanks to a thin fabric invention by John Beckmann. Beckmann, an entomologist at Auburn University in Alabama, developed a light mosquito-proof polyester fabric that can block a mosquito’s proboscis from penetrating it. These insects are bothersome and the “deadliest animal on the planet,” according to the ...

Nathan Machoka

A mosquito biting a person.