Google company Verily built a robot that will unleash 20 million sterile mosquitoes on California

To fight the world's mosquito problem, we're gonna have to make even more bugs first.

The world needs this smart laser that kills every mosquito in sight

It could help save millions of lives.

How to protect yourself from Zika virus while traveling

A recent report found mosquitos that can transmit Zika in more regions of the U.S. than previously thought.

World's first malaria vaccine to be introduced in three countries in 2018

This pilot program could save thousands of lives.

Some Say Coffee Can Protect Against Zika — But Does It Really Work?

A natural repellent? A hoax? Something in between?

This FDA-Approved Breed of Mutant Mosquitoes Are the Next Frontier in Fighting Zika

Super-mosquitoes are coming


Zika Virus Claims Its First US Fatality In Puerto Rico

The man was one of 683 confirmed cases in Puerto Rico.

South Korean Olympic Athletes Will Wear Zika-Proof Uniforms in Rio de Janeiro

South Korea wants to Zika-proof its Olympic athletes.

This Billboard Kills Hundreds of Zika Virus Mosquitoes in Brazil With "Sweat"

The Mosquito Killer Billboard can simultaneously educate onlookers while murdering mosquitoes.

Mosquito Species Carrying the Zika Virus Has Now Reached 30 States, CDC Reports

Cancel your vacations, cancel your staycations.


A Zika Virus Prevention May Lie in the Genes of Mosquitos

Is gene editing the answer?

Zika Virus Map: List of Countries Affected by Dangerous Virus

The WHO expects the Zika virus to spread in the Americas. Here are the countries already affected.

Dengue Fever 2015: Here's Everything You Need to Know Around Latest Reported Cases

This is what you need to know.


West Nile Virus in the US? 5 Things to Know About the Mosquito-Borne Infection

There have been 877 confirmed cases of West Nile virus so far this year.

Scientists Want to Unleash a Swarm Of Mutant Mosquitoes on Florida

Part herpes, part E. coli, part cabbage, all mosquito.

Your Friends Who Went to Burning Man May Have Brought Home a Very Unwanted Souvenir

This isn't a souvenir anyone would want.

Eight Years Ago, They Were the Most Common Mammal in America. Now They're Almost Extinct

This could be a surprisingly big problem for us.

The World's Deadliest Animal Has Been Declared, And It's One You'll See A Lot This Summer

WIth 725,000 deaths a year, these guys are serious killers.


Oxitec GM Mosquitoes: These Insects Could Save Thousands Of Human Lives Around the World

In Brazil, groundbreaking trials are being done that could eventually lead to the eradication of dengue fever, an excruciatingly painful neglected tropical disease.

West Nile Virus Symptoms: Disturbing Spike in West Nile Cases Prompts Questions

The Dallas area has been stricken with a West Nile outbreak in early August , with severe cases nationwide the highest since 2004.