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Ancient ocean temperature measurement questioned

Ancient ocean temperature measurement questioned

Testing archaea is a popular way to determine ocean surface temperatures, but new results show that changing oxygen can greatly affect the reading.

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A solar-powered water filter that doesn't need a filter

A solar-powered water filter that doesn't need a filter

Gerald Pollack, professor of bioengineering at the University of Washington, has developed a filter-less water filter that runs on the heat of the sun.

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Climate change and its impact on fish stocks

Climate change and its impact on fish stocks

An ocean that produces about 40 percent of the nation’s annual fish catch, the Bering Sea is of particular interest to researchers as the climate changes.

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Rare nautilus sighted for the first time in three decades

Rare nautilus sighted for the first time in three decades

UW biologist Peter Ward has returned from the South Pacific with news that he encountered a crusty nautilus, a species he fears may go extinct.

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Arts Roundup: Art breaks, ArtVentures – and 80 days of summer

School may be out for summer, but the arts on campus are heating up. Art Breaks and ArtVentures abound at the Henry Art Gallery, and the Jacob Lawrence Gallery is buzzing with the work of recent grads.

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Denny Hall

Denny Hall

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