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Japan tech predicts bugs' flight paths to zap them with lasers

System could offer clean pest control and cut agrochemical abuse

Japan's NARO is developing new technology that can track flying insects to zap the pests with laser beams.  (An artistic rendition of the system provided by NARO)

TOKYO -- Technology that anticipates where insects will fly in order to shoot them down with lasers is being developed by Japan's National Agriculture and Food Research Organization.

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