Beat Bugs Without DEET: U.S. Boosts 2 Alternatives

Summertime — swat — and the living is — swat — swat — swat–nothing ruins a summer day like a swarm of bloodthirsty mosquitoes.

For years the only scientifically proven way to ward off the buggers was to use an insect repellent containing the chemical compound DEET (diethyl toluamide).