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New UW app can detect sleep apnea events via smartphone

New UW app can detect sleep apnea events via smartphone

A new app developed at the UW uses a smartphone to wirelessly test for sleep apnea events in a person’s own bedroom, and a clinical trial revealed a 98 percent accuracy rate when compared to costly overnight lab tests.

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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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VIDEO: Wild musical world of Harry Partch hits UW

VIDEO: Wild musical world of Harry Partch hits 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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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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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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