The laser mosquito killer
If you think this contraption looks like a projector, you'd be right. The thing is, it's projecting death. For mosquitos, that is. The technology, which has been public for years but has yet to be introduced in any commercial application, identifies female mosquitos and shoots them dead with a laser beam. The technology was developed to combat malaria, though the company says it's working to tweak it to identify other types of harmful insects.
August 21, 2012 6:57 AM PDT
Photo by: Josh Lowensohn/CNET
| Caption by: Josh Lowensohn
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