Ultimate bug repellant may help fight malaria and other insect borne diseases

From Vanderbilt University, scientific serendipity swats smell: New insect repellant may be thousands of times stronger than DEET by David Salisbury Imagine an insect repellant that not only is thousands of times more effective than DEET – the active ingredient in most commercial mosquito repellants – but also works against all types of insects, including…

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UAH global temperature anomaly – up in April

As La Niña fades, this is not surprising. Dr. Roy Spencer is back at work and reports the new lower troposphere number. Note also the global sea surface temperature graph below, which is quite interesting. I’m sure Bob Tisdale will be interested. – Anthony UAH Temperature Update for April, 2011: +0.12 deg. C

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This is the five thousandth published post on WUWT, since this is a computer written blog, publishing the number in binary seemed appropos. 1388 for you hexadecimal fans. I don’t have anything profound to say. It is just a number, and other blogs have reached and exceeded this number, so it is no biggie. But,…

The Magic Cookpot

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach This one is for fun and also for real. The theme of this post is “There’s never enough time.” I worked in the villages of the developing world off and on for a number of years. A recurring issue is the inefficiency of most stoves. The simplest is the “three…