Astrophysicist Takes on World's Deadliest Bug

April 11 (Bloomberg) –- Szabolcs Marka is an astrophysicist at Columbia University. But he no longer studies black holes and dark matter -- these days he runs a mosquito farm. With a million dollars in funding from the Gates Foundation, he is developing a new kind of mosquito net using solar energy and infrared light. He hopes that one day this "space age" technology could help eradicate malaria altogether. Bloomberg's Willem Marx explains. (Includes footage from upcoming documentary "Mosquito.") (Source: Bloomberg)
Square Rival iZettle Raises $67M From Intel and Zouk
38:50 - Today’s "BWest Byte" is $67 million, for how much iZettle, a Swedish payments startup and rival to Jack Dorsey's Square, has raised from Intel and Zouk. Bloomberg's Matt Miller reports on "Bloomberg West." (Source: Bloomberg)
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