Killing mosquitoes with cashews

ISEF finalist Gabriel Galdino came up with a local solution to dengue fever

By Bethany Brookshire, 08:19 AM May 27, 2014

LOS ANGELES – “In the year that I started my project, my city, Campo Grande, had a large number of Dengue fever cases,” says Gabriel Galdino. The 19-year-old, who has just started college at the University of São Paulo in Brazil, decided he wanted to stop the spread of dengue fever. The disease, which causes fevers, headaches, achy joints and a nasty rash, comes from a virus spread by the dengue mosquito. So if Gabriel was going to stop dengue, he would have to first stop the insects that sp...

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