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mosquitoes

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Smart glasses for the blind and mosquito tracker compete for Google backing

Ten contenders enter the Google Impact Challenge, proposing new technology that will help people around the world.

By July 31, 2014

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Ditch the spray: Apps to repel mosquitoes

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.

By July 23, 2014

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New method of mosquito birth control: sunshine

A cheap new contraption called the Solar Scare Mosquito busts breeding in the pesky little biters.

By May 19, 2014

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Blood-filled mosquito fossil found -- still no 'Jurassic Park'

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.

By October 15, 2013

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Itch at first bite: Researchers capture unnerving video of mosquitoes feeding

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.

By August 7, 2013

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Kite Patch makes you invisible to mosquitoes

This lightweight patch can keep blood-sucking bugs away and could prove key in the global battle against malaria.

By July 19, 2013

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Scientists to fight malaria via spermless mosquitoes

Researchers inject 10,000 mosquito embryos with tiny fragments of RNA designed to turn off the gene "zpg" that is necessary for sperm development.

By August 9, 2011

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Bzzzz...mosquito device estimates your age

From Japan, a device promises to guesstimate how old you are just by emitting a high-frequency sound similar to a mosquito's buzz.

By February 25, 2010

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Watch a laser gun kill mosquitoes

Nathan Myhrvold of Intellectual Ventures creates a laser, from parts bought on eBay, that kills mosquitoes.

By February 12, 2010

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If a mosquito bites in Sub-Saharan Africa, grab your cell phone

The CellScope might revolutionize the speed and ease with which we diagnose and screen for malaria, tuberculosis, and more.

By August 4, 2009