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The many worlds of Woody Sullivan

The many worlds of Woody Sullivan

The UW astronomer and astrobiologist discusses his recent work and future plans in a multifaceted career that’s changing gears, but far from winding down.

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Chemo 'nanocarriers' bypass healthy cells, treat tumors

Chemo 'nanocarriers' bypass healthy cells, treat tumors

In a new paper, scientists at the UW describe a new system to encase chemotherapy drugs within tiny, synthetic “nanocarrier” packages, which could be injected into patients and disassembled at the tumor site to release their toxic cargo.

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What makes Bach sound like Bach?

What makes Bach sound like Bach?

MusicNet is the first publicly available large-scale classical music dataset designed to allow machine learning algorithms to tackle everything from automated music transcription to listening recommendations based on the structure of music itself.

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This worm, a genetic relative of ours, can regrow its head

This worm, a genetic relative of ours, can regrow its head

A new study of one of our closest invertebrate relatives, the acorn worm, reveals that regenerating body parts might one day be possible.

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Arts Roundup

December brings a full slate of arts events on campus starting with a production about a playwright interacting with his own characters, a showcase of the Harry Partch instrument collection and CarolFest, the annual holiday concert featuring six choral ensembles and 500 singers.

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