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Some potentially habitable planets began as gaseous, Neptune-like

Some potentially habitable planets began as gaseous, Neptune-like

Two phenomena known to inhibit the potential habitability of planets — tidal forces and vigorous stellar activity — might instead help chances for life on certain planets orbiting low-mass stars, UW astronomers have found.

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Project will identify, treat toddlers at risk for autism

Project will identify, treat toddlers at risk for autism

A new project aims to ensure that children with autism are identified and helped early enough to prevent problems later on. The five-year initiative is expected to result in earlier, autism-specialized treatment for families statewide.

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UW researchers helping region prep for next Big One

UW researchers helping region prep for next Big One

More than three hundred years ago this week, the geologic fault off Washington and Oregon's coast lurched and caused a massive earthquake. Now, UW scientists are helping prepare the region for a repeat event that could come at any time.

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Arts Roundup: Music, drama, Dance Faculty Concert

Arts Roundup: Music, drama, Dance Faculty Concert

It's an exciting week in the arts as various units ramp up their winter events. For drama fans, there's the Undergraduate Theater Society's production of "Yellow Face" and the School of Drama's take on "Twelfth Night."

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Suzzallo Grandeur

Suzzallo Grandeur

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