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The Lunch Guy
One tray at a time, a Seattle dad helps erase school lunch debt around the state.
Across Seattle, UW School of Social Work students and community leaders are working together to encourage healthy behaviors in young people — and set them up for success.
The global impact of modern medicine
Augustine Ajuogu grew up in Nigeria, where diseases like malaria took lives in his community. Today, thanks to scholarships from the UW School of Medicine, he’s pursuing his dream of becoming a doctor.
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Study: Using big data to help fight a deadly cancer
UW researchers — spanning medicine, computer science and engineering, and genome sciences — have built an algorithm to discern which drugs might best combat patients’ individual cases of acute myeloid leukemia.
How the Elwha dam removals changed the river’s mouth
Scientists have sifted through eight years of data collected before and after the dam removal projects to analyze the impacts the resulting sediment load has had on the nearshore ecosystems.
How babies’ brains process touch builds foundations for learning
Through the use of safe, new brain imaging techniques, UW researchers provide one of the first looks inside the infant’s brain to show where the sense of touch is processed.