Zika

Zika 2017-07-09T16:10:10+00:00

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  • What the Zika Epidemic Means for Gender and Urban Adaptation Planning in Brazil November 24, 2017
    The end of Zika doesn't begin with the eradication of a mosquito: it requires a systemic, intersectional analysis to help identify how social, economic, urban, health and other structures shape women's lives, power, and their vulnerability to climate impacts and access to resources. Almost exactly two years ...
  • Drones to fight mosquito populations with special release technique November 24, 2017
    "The drones are still in development," said Foxx, but the company hoped to trial its technology with a focus on areas at risk from Zika virus first. Ackerman said WeRobotics will conduct the first experiments for USAID with sterilized male mosquitoes in late 2017 or early 2018, somewhere in South or ...
  • Global Transcriptome Analysis of Aedes aegypti Mosquitoes in Response to Zika Virus Infection November 24, 2017
    ABSTRACT Zika virus (ZIKV) of the Flaviviridae family is a recently emerged ... KEYWORDS Aedes aegypti, RNA-Seq, Zika virus, behavior, long ...
  • Robotics startup could fight Zika by dumping mosquitoes from a drone November 23, 2017
    When it comes to solving the problem of Zika virus, we previously covered possible solutions ranging from experimental vaccines to more unorthodox approaches based on turning 100 percent of the mosquito population male. A new solution to the problem has appeared on the horizon, however — and ...
  • Lifelines November 23, 2017
    Blaire Zika never sought to make a big splash in the Reno art scene. Her work wasn't even intended for an audience. It was more of a personal ...