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Ovicidal Larvicidal (OL) Trap

Researchers from the Department of Science and Technologys Industrial Technology Development Institute saw that going down to the source of the vector could effectively decrease the number of dengue-carrying mosquitoes. After several laboratory studies, the researchers were able to prove this indeed. The number of Aegis aegypti mosquitoes went down after breeding places were treated, signaling the decrease of dengue cases too.

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" Two Filipino inventors scored a pair of gold medals in the International Invention, Innovation, Industrial Design and Technology Exhibition (ITEX 2000) held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in September 2000. Engr. Cornelio Seño of Los Banos, Laguna and Rolando dela Cruz garnered golds for their inventions called, respectively, "Pressure Fluid Machine" and "Topical Formulation in Removing Warts, Moles and the Like Using Cashew Nuts (Annacardium occidentale)." Dela Cruz spent 25 years of research for his winning cashew nut preparation known as Dewart and Demole. Seno has four US and four Philippine patents under his name. "

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