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UW team shatters long-range communication barrier for devices that consume almost no power

UW team shatters long-range communication barrier for devices that consume almost no power

University of Washington researchers have demonstrated for the first time that devices that run on almost zero power can transmit data across distances of up to 2.8 kilometers — breaking a long-held barrier and potentially enabling a vast array of interconnected devices.

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GIX announces inaugural academic, industry members

GIX announces inaugural academic, industry members

As GIX opened its doors in Bellevue on Thursday, leaders announced 13 new academic and industry partners joining the international collaboration. The two founding partners are the UW and Tsinghua University, with foundational support from Microsoft.

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Offhand comments can expose underlying racism

Offhand comments can expose underlying racism

Blatant racism is easy to identify. But more subtle forms of bias, called microaggressions, emerge in the everyday exchanges among friends and strangers alike and can offend racial and ethnic minorities.

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PupilScreen aims to detect concussion with a phone

PupilScreen aims to detect concussion with a phone

PupilScreen aims to allow anyone with a smartphone to objectively screen for concussion and other brain injuries on the spot — whether on the sidelines of a sports game or at an accident site.

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A champion for racial equity and social justice, Husky women’s soccer standout Havana McElvaine, ’17, is exploring what it means to be black in America

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