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DNA testing of illegal ivory seized by law enforcement links multiple ivory shipments to same dealers

DNA testing of illegal ivory seized by law enforcement links multiple ivory shipments to same dealers

In a new paper published Wednesday, an international team led by scientists at the University of Washington reports that DNA test results of large ivory seizures made by law enforcement have linked multiple ivory shipments, over the three-year period when this trafficking reached its peak, to the same network of dealers operating out of a handful of African ports.

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Shift in Atlantic circulation causes lower-oxygen water to invade Canadian gulf

Shift in Atlantic circulation causes lower-oxygen water to invade Canadian gulf

Rapid deoxygenation in the Gulf of St. Lawrence is caused by shifts in two of the ocean’s most powerful currents: the Gulf Stream and the Labrador Current. A detailed model shows that large-scale climate change is causing oxygen to drop in the deeper parts of this biologically rich waterway.

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New Life Sciences Building is a nexus for modern-age teaching, research at UW

New Life Sciences Building is a nexus for modern-age teaching, research at UW

The University of Washington today opened the doors to a new Life Sciences Building that will transform learning, teaching and research for generations.

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With an innovative new app, iSchool students are helping connect emergency responders to mission-critical data in the field

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