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Clever approach to fight tick-borne diseases – “A tick-exterminator designed by three engineering undergrads at the Virginia Military Institute scours yards for ticks and nabs them with its pesticide-laced denim skirt.” [via] Link.

Interesting, iRobot may want to consider chatting with these fellows – a ruggedized Roomba, with its AI, and this approach could work out well for areas with ticks.

Phillip Torrone

Editor at large – Make magazine. Creative director – Adafruit Industries, contributing editor – Popular Science. Previously: Founded – Hack-a-Day, how-to editor – Engadget, Director of product development – Fallon Worldwide, Technology Director – Braincraft.


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