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Voracious Little Fish Keeping Zika Virus In Check

SAN JOSE (KCBS) — Santa Clara County’s insect control experts are working hard to make sure the Zika virus doesn’t make its way to Silicon Valley this summer, and a tiny fish is on the front lines. 159 more words


Zika: Should We Be Worried?

By Vassilis Ragoussis

I’m sure most of you have read or at least heard about the Zika virus outbreak that has occurred. There has been an explosion of information on social media and news websites that has been alarming, and what I can say, somewhat terrifying. 757 more words

Trope-a-Day: Jet Pack

Jet Pack: They exist. Mostly used in conjunction with combat exoskeletons or their civilian industrial counterparts, to avoid the, uh, Toasted Buns problem, and also the need for a fairly elaborate harness to avoid a painful and undignified jet-wedgie. 103 more words


So What Happened At The Last Council Meeting?

As one person put it here on the blog “What Vector Control?” Three Council members expressed that they felt very strongly that an outside Vector Control company was needed until our own officers passed the test. 693 more words

Dearborn Heights City

Fears Grow In Wake Of Confirmation Of 1 Case Of Zika Virus In LA County

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — New fears have emerged over the incurable disease Zika virus amid confirmation from health officials of one confirmed case in Los Angeles County. 420 more words



The people in the South End of Dearborn Heights are wearing out trying to keep ahead of the disease. The symptoms of this disease are blight, rats, and the inability to stop these things, and worse, from happening and destroying their homes and their lives. 444 more words

Dearborn Heights City

Trope-a-Day: Sticks to the Back

Sticks to the Back: Both possible, and done, with tiny vector-control emitters sewn into the clothing that can grasp objects you place on top of them and hold them in place against the emitters, or even at a designated range from them.  93 more words