October 27, 2010
These techniques spot minute variations linked to evolution, diversity and brain development
October 26, 2010
The sweet smell of fresh laundry may contain a sour note.
October 25, 2010
Researchers at the Behavioral Research & Therapy Clinics at the University of Washington seek King County men and women to participate in a study on suicide intervention.
Long, non-protein-coding RNAs may help regulate innate immunity
October 21, 2010
Members of the UW Wind Ensemble will perform at 1:30 p.
Two elite blogs often post the most interesting political videos which are then picked up by top general-interest blogs
University of Washington researchers develop first implanted device to treat balance disorder
October 19, 2010
Molecular Engineering and Science Institute to address energy and medicine; UW bioengineer named director
What if doctors had tools to pinpoint the location of disease inside the body’s cells? What if window panes captured solar energy that could be used to power homes? Molecular engineering, sometimes called molecular manufacturing or molecular systems, is very small-scale construction made possible by advances in chemical synthesis that allows for this new class of nanotechnology.
A UW conservation has built nests in the Galápagos Islands in the hope of increasing the population of an endangered penguin species.
October 15, 2010
They also opposed ballot measures that would directly affect taxes and chose jobs, unemployment and fixing the economy as their top issues
October 14, 2010
Seasonal flu shot clinics for UW faculty and staff.
Some tiny crustaceans living in clear-water alpine ponds high in Washington state’s Olympic Mountains have learned how to cope with the sun’s damaging ultraviolet rays without sunblock — and with very little natural pigmentation to protect them.
I want to see what you see: Babies treat “social robots” as sentient beings
October 12, 2010
UW Part of Team to Transform African Medical Education; Funding Part of $130m Investment by U.S. Government to Increase Health Care Workers
The University of Washington will be teaming up with the University of Nairobi as part of a massive effort to transform African medical education and dramatically increase the number of health care workers.
A new buoy designed to collect information in ice floes and open ocean is being air dropped today into the Arctic Ocean today.
Water fleas from clear-water alpine ponds are better able to withstand UV radiation than those in murkier ponds nearby.
October 11, 2010
When in Rome: Study-abroad students increase alcohol intake
October 7, 2010
Biotechnology professionals in Seattle have a new option for earning an advanced scientific degree.
October 6, 2010
Rising temperatures are most obvious in colder climates, but the impact of warming on life could be much greater in the tropics.
October 5, 2010
It just got easier to pinpoint biological hot spots in the world’s oceans where some inhabitants are smaller than, well, a pinpoint.
University of Washington researchers land $24 million in patient-centered research grants
Media advisory: UW Medicine Tumor Vaccine Group holds open house, lab tours
October 4, 2010
Voters across the country are entering the season of ballot measures.
Rates of premature birth are even higher among depressed pregnant women living in poverty in America or in developing nations
September 30, 2010
Better treatments and prevention for typhoid fever may emerge from a laboratory model that has just been developed for the disease.
The Office of Naval Research has awarded a five-year, $7.
The procedure is performed through the eye socket, thereby eliminating removal of the top of the skull to reach the brain.
September 28, 2010
Fifteen of the University of Washington’s doctoral programs were very highly rated, and 19 programs were highly rated among their peers at major universities across the country in an assessment by the National Research Council, according to the UW Graduate School’s analysis of the rankings.
September 23, 2010
The nearly $3.6 million in Interior Department funding will ramp up efforts already underway at three Pacific Northwest universities.
September 22, 2010
Sudden ocean cooling likely contributed to Northern Hemisphere global warming pause in mid-20th century
A mid-20th century global warming pause in the Northern Hemisphere may have been due to an abrupt cooling event in the North Atlantic
September 21, 2010
Mice engrafted with human immune cells may provide clues to better prevention and treatment of typhoid fever
The model is based on transplanting human immune stem cells from umbilical blood into mice that are susceptible to infection
UW Professor Thomas Daniel, who has received local and national honors as a researcher and educator, will be the featured speaker at the University of Washington’s 27th Annual Freshman Convocation, which begins at 10:30 a.
September 20, 2010
In 2005, Montana had one of the highest rates of methamphetamine use in the United States.
September 16, 2010
The Times Higher Education study shows the UW ranks among the best universities in the world.
The educational gender gap is closing. The finding offers a new path for accelerating progress in child health.
September 15, 2010
If these walls had ears, they might tell a homeowner some interesting things.
September 8, 2010
More than 800 people will gather for the Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) annual conference being held at the University of Washington in Seattle on September 19-21 to discuss the critical role of universities in global health.
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