Help track mosquitoes with your cellphone


You can tell mosquitos apart under a microscope — but it’s pretty tedious Or you can just listen to the beat of their wings Different species make a different sound — and it’s easy to capture even with a flip phone Now, mosquito spotters can upload their “songs” to a website that will identify and map the humming pests With an easy way to find different types of mosquitoes — public health officials will be able to track and even prevent disease outbreaks Or just compose music with a nice buzz to it

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