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How I cope with mosquitoes -- blood-sucking bitches that love me

Mosquitoes love me. My body is a natural repellent for anyone else in my vicinity. These blood suckers will feast on me, while they never touch the spouse. 1,401 more words

Early Retirement

Manu Prakash makes mosquito surveillance using mobile phones possible

Dr. Manu Prakash is once again at his best — solving complex problems in an extraordinarily simple fashion. Using wingbeat sound, location and time of recording, Dr. 791 more words


Outbreak News - Week 43 2017

Photo Credit: Nile River Delta at Night ©NASA on The Commons

These are some of the infectious disease outbreaks I’ve come across this week. … 254 more words


Our Own Insectapalooza

As I (Kristen) promised in an earlier posting, it’s time to address to the topic of bugs. In honor of the upcoming Insectapalooza at Cornell… 1,826 more words

Malaria tests now in 10 secs at Rs 10: All you need to know about this kit

Testing system has accuracy of 90%; can also be developed for other diseases, including dengue

A mobile phone mounted with a super-cheap paper microscope can detect the presence of… 234 more words

Current Affairs

Viral infection and laziness

I had viral infection which lasted few days and then laziness took over that’s why I need a habit ASAP!!

Viral infection was a mixed bag of… 54 more words



Cape Verde: Malaria

In a follow-up on the locally transmitted malaria increases reported on Cabo Verde this year, 254 indigenous cases were reported through Sep. 24. 133 more words