At UW, computer games studied as cultural form

At UW, computer games studied as cultural form

Students interested in thinking critically about games from humanistic and social perspectives started the UW's Critical Gaming Project.

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New smartphone app can detect newborn jaundice in minutes

New smartphone app can detect newborn jaundice in minutes

UW researchers have developed a smartphone application that checks for jaundice in newborns and can deliver results within minutes.

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New labor movement needed to regain our democracy

New labor movement needed to regain our democracy

Seattle Times columnist Jerry Large argues that a revived labor movement is needed to counter economic and political inequality. He talks with George Lovell, professor of labor studies.

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Scientists craft a semiconductor junction only three atoms thick

Scientists craft a semiconductor junction only three atoms thick

Scientists have developed what they believe is the thinnest-possible semiconductor, a new class of nanoscale materials in sheets only three atoms thick.

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UW project becomes a focal point in hunt for dark matter

UW project becomes a focal point in hunt for dark matter

The UW has one of three experiments aimed at detecting elusive dark matter in the universe that have gotten a big financial boost.

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