Finally: Anti-mosquito Death Star

The laser, which has been dubbed a “weapon of mosquito destruction” fires at mosquitoes once it detects the audio frequency created by the beating of its wings…

Lead scientist on the project, Dr. Jordin Kare, told CNN that the laser would be able to sweep an area and “toast millions of mosquitoes in a few minutes.”

Malaria is a life-threatening disease caused by parasites that are transmitted to people from the bites of female mosquitoes.