Technocure

 
Last Updated: Saturday 04 July 2015

A range of internet enabled software tools that will help control the spread of the anopheles mosquito -- the vector for malaria and filariasis -- have been developed by scientists at the bio-informatics division of Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad. U Suryanarayana Murty, a scientist at the bio-informatics division of the institute, said the user-friendly programmes developed by them will help forecast the onset of the disease and enable pro-active measures by public health officials based on the data collected and fed into the computer.

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