Wearable patch makes humans ‘invisible’ to mosquitoes
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While we've already seen Lifelens, a smartphone app that can help detect the presence of malaria from a single drop of blood, the disease is still a major problem in developing countries due to the lack of a cheap and effective preventative measure. Hoping to remedy this, Kite is a small wearable patch that can keep mosquitoes away for up to 48 hours. Comprised of scientists, designers and public health experts, the team behind Kite wanted to create a solution to protect those most at risk from mosquito bites – residents of developing countries such as Uganda, where the product…
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