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VIDEO: Wild musical world of Harry Partch comes to UW

VIDEO: Wild musical world of Harry Partch comes to UW

The creations of Harry Partch (1901-1974), an eccentric musical genius who built them because he wanted to hear — and compose with — custom sounds, have come to the UW.

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IHME study: Americans are drinking more — a lot more

IHME study: Americans are drinking more — a lot more

From using electricity to cook and curl hair a century ago, to forming nanoparticles and extracting DNA from a strawberry today.

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UW key player in new NASA interdisciplinary coalition

UW key player in new NASA interdisciplinary coalition

The UW-based Virtual Planetary Laboratory's interdisciplinary approach to the study of planets and search for life outside our solar system inspires a new initiative.

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Early environment impacts kids' response to stress

Early environment impacts kids' response to stress

Studying children who spent the first years of their lives in Romanian orphanages and others who were removed from orphanages and placed in foster care, researchers find the institutionalized children had blunted stress system responses.

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Arts Roundup: Music, drama — and UW, Seattle symphonies converge

Highlights include the UW Symphony performing with the Seattle Symphony in a “Side by Side” concert, a faculty recital with faculty pianist Craig Sheppard, and the annual Improvised Music Project’s jazz festival.

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Flights of Imagination

Flights of Imagination

Photo by John Healy

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