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Goats and Soda
4:38 pm
Wed October 22, 2014

Drones Are Taking Pictures That Could Demystify A Malaria Surge

Researchers download images after a drone flight in Sabah, Malaysia.
Courtesy of Trends in Parasitology, Fornace et al

Originally published on Wed October 22, 2014 4:50 pm

Aerial drones are targeting a new enemy: malaria.

Four hundred feet above a Malaysian forest, a three-foot eBee drone hovers and takes pictures with a 16-megapixel camera every 10 to 20 seconds. But it's not gathering images of the mosquitoes that transmit malaria. Even today's best drones aren't capable of such a photographic marvel. Rather, the drone is looking at a changing landscape that holds clues to the disease's spread.

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World
4:32 pm
Wed October 22, 2014

Soldier, Gunman Dead After Ottawa Shooting

Originally published on Wed October 22, 2014 6:28 pm

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Latin America
4:32 pm
Wed October 22, 2014

In 'Perfect Dictatorship,' Mexican Viewers May Struggle To Decipher Fact From Fiction

Originally published on Wed October 22, 2014 5:26 pm

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U.S.
4:32 pm
Wed October 22, 2014

How Did 'Good Girls' From Colorado Get Recruited By ISIS?

Originally published on Wed October 22, 2014 6:03 pm

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Iraq
4:32 pm
Wed October 22, 2014

Former Blackwater Security Guards Found Guilty In Iraq Shootings

Originally published on Wed October 22, 2014 4:43 pm

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