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Hackathon Launch Event

On October 11th, the diHub hosted the launch event for the DengueHack.org hackathon, taking place on November 25th and 26th.Each Tuesday leading up to the hackathon, you’re welcome to join our meetings at the diHub to discuss the data we’ve gathered and prepare for the hackathon. 800 more words


Outbreak of Yellow Fever in Africa has been Subdued


Climate change, deforestation etc are partly been suspected as the causes but it’s the lack of awareness among the people to whom sustenance means shelter, water and food. 40 more words


Growing larvae in an art gallery

For my solo exhibition in Curitiba at Museu Guido Viaro, I created an installation work consisting of forty-nine glasses of water spelling out the word AEDES, playing with the possibility of breeding mosquitoes in the context of a gallery space: the museum as laboratory, so to speak. 75 more words


Biotech regulations need review, says NC State scientist

by Nash Dunn, NC State University

In a new Policy Forum article in Science, NC State professor Jennifer Kuzma argues that federal authorities are missing an opportunity to revise outdated regulatory processes not fit for modern innovations in biotechnology, such as a current situation involving genetically engineered mosquitoes. 579 more words


Zika Pesticide Threatens Bees

Every year, as human technology advances, and vaccines become more prominent a new disease reveals itself. There have been outbreaks of swine flu, and even cholera in recent years. 476 more words


The War On Women

These females drive us crazy. They are constantly in our ear. They hover around us. They irritate us. Sometimes we have to slap them in order to cool them out. 948 more words


North Carolina scientists mapping mosquito eggs to prepare for Zika

Each week, Anastasia Figurskey hides 15 plastic cups filled with water in bushes near spots around Wake County where people will walk by: Gas stations, front yards of home and recycling drop-off centers all fit the bill. 134 more words