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Title: Mozziecutor
Authors: Halim, Caecilia
Keywords: DRNTU::Engineering::Manufacturing::Product design
Issue Date: 2016
Abstract: Some mosquito breeds spread fatal diseases such as Zika virus disease, malaria, dengue, and yellow fever; resulting in several millions deaths every year. There is no specific treatment or vaccination against these diseases. Thus, the best way to reduce the risk of mosquito-borne diseases is prevention. Study shows that mosquitoes detect humans mainly by the Carbon dioxide (CO2) we exhale. “Mozziecutor” produces CO2 through photo-catalysis of UV light and Titanium dioxide, hence confusing mosquitoes of the CO2 source. Since mosquitoes feed at night, “Mozziecutor” is designed to also function as a table lamp, providing two functions in one product. All in all, Mozziecutor is a mosquito trap redesigned.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10356/67611
Rights: Nanyang Technological University
Fulltext Permission: restricted
Fulltext Availability: With Fulltext
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