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Too much retinoic acid disrupts development in zebra fish embryos

Retinoic acid causes lethal truncation of the embryo which grows all of its body, except its head, by releasing cells from its posterior end

UW, WSU collaborate in landmark national study of children’s health

The Pacific Northwest Center today announced the launch of a campaign to recruit area families into the National Children’s Study, the largest long-term study of children’s health and development ever undertaken in the United States.

Decline of West Coast fog brought higher coastal temperatures last 60 years

Summertime fog, a common feature along the West Coast, has decline since 1950 while coastal temperatures have increased slightly.

‘Array of arrays’ coaxing secrets from unfelt seismic tremor events

Every 15 months or so, an unfelt earthquake occurs in western Washington and travels northward to Canada’s Vancouver Island.

UW Medicine to expand use of Microsoft Amalga to support clinical, translational research

Based on the successful results of a two-year technology pilot program, UW Medicine will expand its use of Microsoft Amalga Unified Intelligence System (UIS), a data aggregation platform, to support multiple clinical and research initiatives across the health organization.

International law permits abusive fathers custody of children

International law permits abusive fathers custody of children

New research shows rivers cut deep notches in the Alps’ broad glacial valleys

Research shows that notches carved by rivers at the bottom of glacial valleys in the Swiss Alps survive from one glacial episode to the next

UW Medicine health system tackles, reduces infection rates

UW Medicine health system tackles, reduces infection rates

Neuroscience of instinct: How animals overcome fear to obtain food

Neuroscience of instinct: How animals overcome fear to obtain food

“Finger trap” tension stabilizes cells’ chromosome-separating machinery

Accurate gene distribution during cell division depends on stable set up.

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