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glass-plate separator

In a lab, an upright device features a glass pane with four black knobs, with a funnel below to direct its output into plastic trays on the table.

A new study by researchers in Florida finds that male Aedes aegypti mosquitoes live longer when irradiated as adults rather than pupae, an important advance in protocols for deploying the sterile insect technique to manage wild populations of disease-transmitting mosquitoes. In the mosquitoes’ pupal stage, this Fay-Morlan glass plate separator is used to separate male and female pupae based on size.

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