VOICES Voices Icon Ideas and Insight From Explorers


Mosquito-zapping laser device may be next weapon in war on malaria

Scientists have developed a hand-held laser that can kill mosquitoes in high volume, National Geographic News reported today. Researchers hope the invention will help combat malaria, one of the world’s most deadly diseases.

Seeing is believing, so watch this video:


Read the video transcript

Stopping a Global Killer (National Geographic Magazine feature on malaria–July 2007)