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Nobel laureate, UW professor emeritus Hans Dehmelt dies at age 94

Nobel laureate, UW professor emeritus Hans Dehmelt dies at age 94

Hans Georg Dehmelt, Nobel physics laureate and a professor emeritus, was a celebrated scientist who developed methods to isolate atoms and subatomic particles and measure their fundamental properties with high accuracy.

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Medical ethics symposium: Race, health, justice topics

Medical ethics symposium: Race, health, justice topics

The interdisciplinary 2017 Benjamin Rabinowitz Symposium in Medical Ethics on March 31, titled “Race, Health & Justice,” will explore inequities in health and health care and place them in political, economic and historical context.

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Penguin parents keep feeding their grown kids

Penguin parents keep feeding their grown kids

Humans are not alone in continuing to support offspring who have “left the nest.” It happens in Galapagos penguins, too.

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How to conserve polar bears under climate change

How to conserve polar bears under climate change

Polar bears are listed as a threatened species as the ice-covered ocean they depend on for hunting and transportation becomes scarce. Changes in the Arctic Ocean are also affecting the humans who have called this area home and hunted across the landscape for thousands of years.

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Arts Roundup

This week in the arts, see a former medical marijuana dispensary transformed into a makeshift theater cafe; experience the School of Drama’s telling of the Tony-winning Pippin; hear a faculty piano recital; see Shen Wei Dance Arts defy categorization in a fusion of calligraphy, dance, and choreography; and get a framework of the Elements of Architecture in a group exhibition from the School of Art + Art History + and Design.

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