New protein structure could treat Alzheimer’s

New protein structure could treat Alzheimer’s

UW bioengineers designed a peptide structure that can stop changes of normal proteins to a state linked to diseases such as Alzheimer's.

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Public finance primer teaches government officials the basics

Public finance primer teaches government officials the basics

Many newly elected or appointed officials know next to nothing about public finance, so the UW's Justin Marlowe wrote a basic guide for them.

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Huge waves measured for first time in Arctic Ocean

Huge waves measured for first time in Arctic Ocean

The first measurements of waves in the middle of the Arctic Ocean recorded house-sized waves during a September 2012 storm.

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UW-led research precisely measures exoplanet

UW-led research precisely measures exoplanet

Using data from two telescopes, scientists made the most precise measurement yet of the size of a world outside the solar system.

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Arts Roundup: Exhibits, theater and Burke’s Summer Festival

Arts Roundup: Exhibits, theater and Burke’s Summer Festival

Summer is here and with that comes a vibrant local arts scene. In this special issue, we highlight events not only on the UW's Seattle campus but also events in the community that involve our talented students, faculty and alumni.

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