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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


Army's new mosquito trap exploits "irrepressible urge"

Army goes to war with dengue spreading mosquito.

By November 20, 2008


Here's a photo of Bill Gates feeding the world's deadliest animal

Bill Gate reemerges on Reddit to share an unusual image that ties into his work through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

By April 30, 2014


150,000 deaths annually attributed to global warming

With temperatures rising, diseases like malaria and dengue fever are spreading.

By April 10, 2008


New method of mosquito birth control: sunshine

A cheap new contraption called the Solar Scare Mosquito busts breeding in the pesky little biters.

By May 19, 2014


Scientist says global warming could make you sick

Fancy a little dengue fever? Just stick around, says Dr. Terry Root of Stanford University. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is meeting in Brussels starting Monday. The panel will issue a report on effects of ongoing climate change, and one will be the spread of "tropical" diseases.

November 1, 2007


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 August 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 August 17, 2011


'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 August 11, 2009