"So, how would you kill mosquitoes with a laser?"

So good – Build your own photonic fence to zap mosquitoes midflight

Not exactly a realistic prospect re. the cost right now but Jordin Kare describes a serious project looking at using optical tracking (digital cameras) and lasers to zap disease-bearing mosquitos out of the air in mid-flight – and it includes video if the tests they did to work out how much power you need to know the little buggers out of the air!

Written by , Wednesday 19th May 2010

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