Scientists seeking a breakthrough in the fight against malaria have used drones to spray rice fields in Zanzibar — not with traditional pesticides but with a thin, non-toxic film meant to drown mosquito larvae
Scientists seeking a breakthrough in the fight against malaria have used drones ...
The fields are typical breeding grounds for the anopheles mosquito - the type that transmits malaria, which the United Nations says kills a young child every minute and causes 75 percent of all under five deaths.
Malawi has used drones to map mosquito breeding sites but the researchers in Zanzibar say preventing pupae and larvae from attaching themselves to the surface of the water takes the malaria fight to the next level.
After the trial in Zanzibar, they aim to publish their findings in peer-reviewed journals, they said, and hope to expand the approach across the continent.Read more: Reuters Top News
New radar helps scientists see inside wildfires and fits on the back of a truckScientists studying California's devastating wildfires are using a powerful new radar system that could help them better understand how they spread and how firefighters should fight them. Pick up the dead wood around the trees and cut fire blocks. It's common sense that Leftists don't have.
Is Egypt's perpetual emergency meant to protect people or the Sisi regime?The country’s authoritarian regime says that the emergency law prevents instability, but independent analysts say it’s a political tool used to suppress dissent. OpenYourEyes nytimes euronews BBCWorld BBCBreaking FoxNews foxnewspolitics Independent LeFigaro_France CNNWorld SputnikInt sputnik_ar EU_Commission BILD ABC
Racial bias found in widely used health care algorithmWidely used health care algorithm that helps determine which patients need additional attention was found to have a significant racial bias, research says. No shit! We as healthcare workers have been SCREAMING that computers and programming have NO PLACE in determining healthcare! But hey, why listen to us? We only work in the field, after all! What do we know! 😠 Page one of Medicare for All manual NBCBLK 🤣
Police: Man using racist slurs killed in Waffle House fightOne less bigot. Good riddance.
Microsoft researchers used a laser to store 'Superman' on glass - Business InsiderThe glass is designed to last hundreds of years and can withstand being baked, microwaved, scoured, doused in water, demagnetized, and more.
Researchers used a laser to hack Alexa and other voice assistantsUsually you have to talk to voice assistants to get them to do what you want. But a group of researchers determined they can also command them by shining a laser at smart speakers and other gadgets that house virtual helpers such as Amazon's Alexa, Apple's Siri and Google's Assistant. EpsteinCoverup POTUS Hacking self driving cars trucks This technology provides new ideas for social chaos？