Ten contenders enter the Google Impact Challenge, proposing new technology that will help people around the world.
Along with summer comes cookouts, swimming, and mosquitoes -- lots of them. Instead of slathering on repellent, turn to your smartphone to keep pesky critters at bay. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on apps designed to repel mosquitoes.
A cheap new contraption called the Solar Scare Mosquito busts breeding in the pesky little biters.
The drug that comes in a little blue pill could help keep malaria contained by stiffening up the parasite that causes it, say researchers.
Using a butane cartridge and a compound derived from chrysanthemum flowers, this lantern might become your new best camping buddy.
It's not old enough to have slurped dino blood, but a well-fed mosquito from 46 million years ago is the first such fossil to be discovered.
A mosquito lands on your leg. It takes you a few minutes to notice, but in that time a lot has happened. Check out some amazing footage of mosquito probes breaking through skin and searching for blood vessels.
This lightweight patch can keep blood-sucking bugs away and could prove key in the global battle against malaria.
Real-life "batmen" discover that when it comes to competing for food at dinnertime, it's a bat-blast-bat world out there.
A beautiful gif deconstructs the wing motions of a bat, a goose, a moth, a dragonfly and a hummingbird to reveal the looping patterns therein.