Tag: mosquito

This very short video explains why just passing out mosquito nets in Africa to curb rising rates in malaria doesn’t really quite cut it when communities don’t know how to use them.

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This amazing macro video of a mosquito sucking human blood was taken with a Canon SX200 with a +12 diopter close-up lens. Extremely clear for that type of setup!


If you ever get a chance to look at a mosquito up close before it flies away (or bites you), here’s how to tell if it’s male or female. It’s all in the flagellum of the antennae. That is, thicker flagellum for males and more scattered flagellum for females.

This is video from Intellectual Ventures Lab in Bellevue, WA showing mosquitoes being killed by lasers. It looks like the lasers cook them from the inside out. Nasty! [via]