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Probing DNA to Understand Disorders

Though not all of the patients may initially be aware of Adult Medical Genetics Clinic’s worldwide reputation, its offerings of genetic testing, counseling and treatment for a variety of diseases with a genetic component can be lifesavers.
Down Syndrome

Keeping Cool

UW scientists have provided fresh insight into an issue that has vexed civilization since the beginning: how to keep a drink cold on a hot day. Read more.

Planet Unearthed

UW associate professor of astronomy Eric Agol has discovered perhaps the most Earth-like planet yet found outside the solar system. Read more.

Sediment Movement

Certain risks associated with traditional defibrillators have been eliminated with a new device developed at UW. Read more.