" Dried Lice " -- The Discovery Files
University of Utah biologists invented a hairdryer-like device -- the " LouseBuster " -- to rid children of head lice infestations. Their " weapon " effectively eradicates infestations with a single 30-minute treatment that requires no chemicals but instead uses dry, hot air to exterminate the eggs and kills enough lice to prevent them from reproducing. (Source: The Discovery Files)
Source: The Discovery Files - November 28, 2006 Category: Science Authors: National Science Foundation Source Type: podcasts