(VIDEO) Put away the bug spray. Steve Presley, a professor in Texas Tech's Institute of Environmental and Human Health, says if we see a hard freeze this weekend, most mosquitoes won't make it to Monday.
The Institute of Environmental and Human Health was created in 1997 as a joint venture between Texas Tech and the Texas Tech University
Health Sciences Center to assess the impact of toxic chemicals and diseases on the
physical and human environments, including air, water, soil and animal life.
Researchers investigate elements in the environment, both those that are naturally
occurring such as disease and those caused by humans, such as nuclear activity, pollution
or chemical or bioterrorism, which negatively impact the environment. It is one of
the few labs in the country dedicated to environmental toxicology.