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Cancer diagnosis: Now in 3-D

UW researchers have helped develop a new kind of microscope to visualize cells in three dimensions, an advance that could bring great progress in the field of early cancer detection.

‘Astronaut-food approach’ to medical testing: Dehydrated, wallet-sized malaria tests promise better diagnoses in developing world

Researchers at the UW have developed a prototype malaria test printed on a disposable Mylar card that could easily slip into your wallet and still work when you took it out, even months later.

Scorelator: New virtual TA grades programming homework in seconds

Nathan Kutz, UW applied mathematics professor, felt particularly daunted when he realized that more than 200 students had enrolled in his fall quarter course, Beginning Scientific Computing.

DO-IT Scholars now accepting applications from high school sophomores and juniors with disabilities

The University of Washington’s DO-IT Scholars program is now accepting applications from Washington state high school sophomores and juniors with disabilities who are interested in preparing for college and challenging careers.

Free energy assessments offered for 20 Seattle-area businesses

Energy experts from the UW want to help local businesses cut their utility bills.

Pinning down the fleeting Internet: Web crawler archives historical data for easy searching

The Internet contains vast amounts of information, much of it unorganized.

Track your fitness, environmental impact with new cell phone applications

Planning on gobbling a few extra treats this holiday season? Soon, your cell phone may be able to help you maintain your exercise routine and keep the pounds off over winter months, without your having to lift a finger to keep track.

Track your fitness, environmental impact with new cell phone applications

Planning on gobbling a few extra treats this holiday season? Soon, your cell phone may be able to help you maintain your exercise routine and keep the pounds off over winter months, without your having to lift a finger to keep track.

Pinning down the fleeting Internet: Web crawler archives historical data for easy searching

The Internet contains vast amounts of information, much of it unorganized.

Save money and resources: free energy assessments for 20 Seattle-area businesses

Energy experts from the University of Washington want to help local businesses cut their utility bills.

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