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Researchers use artificial intelligence to ID mosquitos

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Rapid and accurate identification of mosquitoes that transmit human pathogens such as malaria is an essential part of mosquito-borne disease surveillance. Now, researchers reporting in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases have shown the effectiveness of an artificial intelligence system—known ...

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Researchers use artificial intelligence to ID mosquitos

Researchers use artificial intelligence to ID mosquitos

Rapid and accurate identification of mosquitoes that transmit human pathogens such as malaria is an essential part of mosquito-borne disease surveillance. Now, researchers reporting in PLOS ...

People v mosquitos: what to do about our biggest killer

People v mosquitos: what to do about our biggest killer

The long read: These tiny pests adapt so successfully to changing conditions that they have become humankind’s deadliest predator. We might soon be able to eradicate them – but should we?

Africa: Invasive Mosquito Species Could Bring More Malaria to Africa's Urban Areas

Africa: Invasive Mosquito Species Could Bring More Malaria to Africa's Urban Areas

Interview - A species of mosquito that can carry malaria - known as Anopheles stephensi - has invaded eastern Africa and is quickly moving across the region. Moina Spooner, from The ...

Large-scale field trial of attractive toxic sugar baits (ATSB) for the control of malaria vector mosquitoes in Mali, West Africa

Large-scale field trial of attractive toxic sugar baits (ATSB) for the control of malaria vector mosquitoes in Mali, West Africa

The aim of this field trial was to evaluate the efficacy of attractive toxic sugar baits (ATSB) in Mali, where sustained malaria transmission occurs despite the use of long-lasting ...

Deet Gives Humans an ‘Invisibilty Cloak’ to Fend Off Mosquito Bites

Deet Gives Humans an ‘Invisibilty Cloak’ to Fend Off Mosquito Bites

DEET may chemically “cloak” humans from malaria-carrying mosquitos, rather than repel them

It Takes a Mosquito to Fight a Mosquito

It Takes a Mosquito to Fight a Mosquito

In Australia, China and elsewhere, scientists are fighting disease-carrying mosquitoes by introducing another type, carrying just a harmless form of bacteria.

Out for blood: the fight against the planet’s deadliest creature

Out for blood: the fight against the planet’s deadliest creature

Mosquitoes cause hundreds of thousands of fatalities every year. Technological developments are helping to control the threat, but with funding dwindling, the fight against lethal viruses ...

6 amazing high-tech ways science could take care of the mosquito problem

6 amazing high-tech ways science could take care of the mosquito problem

Forget about bug spray and rolled-up newspapers! If we're really going to solve the mosquito problem we need some of these technologies to catch on. From laser fences to CRISP gene editing ...

Google Has a Plan to Eliminate Mosquitoes Around the World

Google Has a Plan to Eliminate Mosquitoes Around the World

Mosquito-borne disease eradication is serious stuff for Alphabet.