Tuesday 2 April 2019

nice sprites

Via Slashdot we learn that according to a study recently published in the science journal Acta Tropica, the Grammy-winning dubstep of artist Skrillex disrupts mosquito predation and mating, suggesting that sonic intervention could be developed and targeted against the disease-vectors, providing a much preferred alternative as the range of mosquitos harbouring maladies we’ve formerly associated only with tropical and exotic places grows thanks to climate change than the usual fumigation and other blatant and irreversible or simply ineffectual control measures.