In July MyScienceNews is still on the job!

[July 8th-12th, 2013] The editor’s note about your science summer week

During summer not only is MyScienceNews still delivering you great research news, but we also help you make the most of the summertime.

During summer not only is MyScienceNews still delivering you great research news, but we also help you make the most of the summertime.

 

The mosquito is the arch nemesis of the vacationer. "Know your enemy," they say. We found you a study that, in order to fight them better, analyzes mosquitoes' flight trajectory when they are in search of a meal of human blood:

 

3D mosquito flight tracking for better malaria traps

Flight behavior shows how mosquitoes use odor and heat to reach human targets

 

Summer is also the time for some outdoor activities. Some people will run 330 kilometers in the mountains, just to relax... But before throwing yourself into this kind of challenge, here is some advice from scientists studying sport:

 

Extreme running: It’s just about going easy on your body!

The Tor des Géants, an ultra-trail that combines theoretical and practical research

 

Source: MyScienceWork

 

[Video] For some, this is no time to relax. "Our personal data has become a resource comparable to what oil used to be," says one researcher from Inria. In this video, he presents an innovative approach to protecting our personal and medical data:

 

A New Approach to Data Protection

Researchers work on a more privacy-friendly way to manage our data

 

See you on Monday for a new week full of news with MyScienceNews!