The Japanese appliance maker hopes to help tackle two major problems Southeast Asians are struggling against -- polluted air and mosquitoes.
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.
A baby salamander preserved in amber presents a scientific surprise, especially since it was discovered in a place where there are no known salamanders.
A freshwater plant from the Cretaceous era has been identified as one of the first ever flowering plants.
Scientists have identified structures that appear to be red blood cells and collagen-like fibres in dinosaur bones dating back to the Cretaceous.
The drug that comes in a little blue pill could help keep malaria contained by stiffening up the parasite that causes it, say researchers.
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.
Using a butane cartridge and a compound derived from chrysanthemum flowers, this lantern might become your new best camping buddy.