Cheese, Dogs, and a Pill to Kill Mosquitoes and End Malaria

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This is a fantastic demonstration of how out-of-the-box science can serve the needs of mankind and save millions of lives. Bart Knois takes his audience through the step-by-step process of his research to kill mosquitoes and fight malaria in African nations, including his studies of what smells mosquitoes are attracted to, how to find breeding sites, and how we can train dogs to not only find mosquito larvae but also identify humans that possess parasites transferred by mosquitoes.

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Pros

  • Excellent illustration of the scientific method
  • Engaging presentation that incorporates images, video, and a hands-on demonstration
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