Bug zappers were invented for one purpose: to kill
mosquitoes, the bane of many summer evenings, camping trips, and
exotic vacations. These blood-sucking insects do more than leave
us with itchy bites, though. The diseases they carry and inject,
such as yellow fever, dengue fever, and the West Nile virus, make
them responsible for more human deaths than any other animal. The
most deadly of these, malaria, has been mostly eradicated... more...