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Aging with grace for boomers with disabilities

For many, older adulthood brings some decline in function. For people living with physical disabilities the slide can be more dramatic. A UW study is focusing on this often overlooked population.

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Study tracks PTSD symptoms after Boston Marathon bombing

Researchers collaborated on a unique opportunity to study whether patterns of brain activity predict teenagers’ response to a terrorist attack.

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Months before first words, babies’ brains rehearse speech mechanics

Research shows that in 7- and 11-month-old infants, speech sounds stimulate areas of the brain that coordinate and plan movements for speech.

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UW launches a record 18 startups

The University of Washington launched a record number of new startup companies in the past fiscal year based on UW research technologies.

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Students calculate future sea-level rise in Olympia

Many scientists are working to establish what we can know about future climate. One statistician is focusing on what we can’t know – gauging the uncertainties around projections of climate change.

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