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Kate Nash, Hot Chip, Dengue Fever

On Crossfade TV this week, the Download Music crew recommends up-and-coming London pop artist Kate Nash, electro-pop quintet Hot Chip, and Cambodian-American indie-rock group Dengue Fever.

May. 21, 2008


Superdrug takes out common cold, other viruses

MIT researchers say a new approach destroys infected cells without harming healthy ones, in what sounds like a one-size-fits-all way to kill any virus.

By Aug. 12, 2011


Turning toys into cheap, effective medical gear

MIT's Jose Gomez-Marquez stops by CNET to demonstrate how medical devices for the developing world can be made from ordinary items such as Lego pieces and bike pumps.

By Aug. 17, 2011


Army's new mosquito trap exploits "irrepressible urge"

Army goes to war with dengue spreading mosquito.

By Nov. 20, 2008


'Rapid tests' target STD-tropical disease combos

New tests that use rapid flow-through technology to detect disease combinations, including HIV and malaria, are an industry first, according to developer.

By Aug. 11, 2009


This laser gun zaps mosquitoes

Instrument appears to take a Death Star leaf out of the "Star War" book, with the laser designed to detect the audio frequency of beating wings, zero in on the culprit, and burn it on the spot.

By Mar. 19, 2009