“Tick Time Bomb” to Explode in California This Summer

“Tick Time Bomb” to Explode in California This Summer

by Natasha Lasky, ODP Staff Writer The Weather Channel broadcast that this summer, the U.S will be a “tick time-bomb,” in that ticks will afflict much broader swathes of the country than in years previous. Even in dry states like California, which is in a historic drought, researchers have been seeing more ticks than ever, […]

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AI, Citizen Science Helps Fight Mosquito-Borne Disease

AI, Citizen Science Helps Fight Mosquito-Borne Disease

by Amy Lupica, ODP Staff Writer Mosquito season is here, and with it, worry about diseases like Zika and West Nile. At the same time, it’s tricky to track and monitor mosquitos and the diseases they spread.  But a new approach using artificial intelligence could finally help researchers better understand how and where the insects are making […]

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