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‘Probiotics’ for plants boost their detox abilities

‘Probiotics’ for plants boost their detox abilities

A microbe from eastern cottonwood trees can boost the ability of willow and lawn grass to withstand the effects of a nasty industrial pollutant.

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Major brain pathway rediscovered a century later

Major brain pathway rediscovered a century later

A scientist looking at human brain scans noticed a large fiber pathway that didn't show up in any of the modern textbooks.

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Portable planetarium takes astronomy to school

Portable planetarium takes astronomy to school

The trip to Sammamish was just another gig for the a UW mobile planetarium, an igloo-like fabric dome that can approximate the boundlessness of space.

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Combating concussions with new football helmets

Combating concussions with new football helmets

The UW and 2014 spinout company VICIS, Inc., are developing a football helmet to help protect against concussions. The team is one of the Head Health Challenge II winners, given by the National Football League, GE and Under Armour.

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Campus arts include drama, dance and ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’

Campus arts include drama, dance and ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’

There’s dance at the UW World Series, Jazz Innovations from the School of Music, a symposium on implications of privacy around art and cultural institutions, and the Undergraduate Theater Society’s presentation of an Oscar Wilde classic.

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Suzzallo Grandeur

Suzzallo Grandeur

Photo by John Healy

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