Invention

Zap! Invention to fight mosquitoes, malaria: Nathan Myhrvold on TED.com

Posted by: Matthew Trost

Nathan Myhrvold and team’s latest inventions — as brilliant as they are bold — remind us that the world needs wild creativity to tackle big problems like malaria. And just as that idea sinks in, he rolls out a live demo of a new, mosquito-zapping gizmo you have to see to believe. (Recorded at TED2010, February 2010 in Long Beach, CA. Duration: 15:12)

Watch Nathan Myhrvold’s talk on TED.com, where you can download this TEDTalk, rate it, comment on it and find other talks and performances from our archive of 600+ TEDTalks.

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