September 7, 2010
The University of Washington has joined a nationwide network of scientists through the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study how genes affect individual response to medicines.
September 2, 2010
Many handouts give more direction about mechanics than appropriate ways to conduct research.
Tropical forests — and not previously cleared land, as some have contended — were the primary source of new agricultural land in the tropics from 1980 through 2000, according to a paper published online this week in the Early Edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
September 1, 2010
will hold a forum 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 8, at 801 W. Riverside Ave.
August 31, 2010
The proud legacy of the labor movement in Washington will preserved in an archive at the UW
August 30, 2010
Researchers from WSU and the UW were part of a global team of 86 scientists who sequenced the apple genome.
The health of some migratory birds depends in part on army ant raids in the foothills of Costa Rica
August 26, 2010
These signals disappear early in life, but perhaps could be recharged to restore hearing loss in adults
August 23, 2010
For many people, all stars are “cool.
Digital media, such as mobile phones and the Internet, have become all but essential in building democracies.
August 20, 2010
The University of Washington is ranked 16th in the country among national universities based on its commitment to service, according to results released today by Washington Monthly.
Attention photographers and videographers: Installation of the “Great Wall of Us” will take place from 8 to 11 a.
August 19, 2010
The UW Tacoma is in the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools offering opportunities and support for military veterans, according to the new Military Friendly Schools list released by <A href="http://www.
Associate Professor Tom Stritikus, who currently serves as associate dean of academic programs, has been selected by Provost Phyllis Wise to be the next dean of the University of Washington College of Education, effective Sept.
The chair of the University of Washington Board of Regents today on behalf of the full board approved a plan for the upcoming presidential transition to occur commensurate with the start of the new school year at the university.
August 17, 2010
Franco Frattini, Italy’s minister of foreign affairs, will deliver an address on “Immigration and the Rights of Immigrant Workers”
August 16, 2010
Researchers discover genetic link between immune system, Parkinson’s disease
Sierra Magazine says the UW is a “cool school” for its efforts to stop global warming.
A new technique works at a very small scale to sequence DNA quickly and relatively inexpensively.
August 15, 2010
Finding stems from a National Human Genome Research Institute-funded effort to identify genes for 20 disorders
August 13, 2010
The National Research Council has endorsed funding for an international telescope project in which the UW is a key player.
August 12, 2010
Journey 300 miles off the Washington-Oregon coast and dive nearly a mile deep into the ocean as scientists and 20 students use underwater robots to explore, map and sample methane ice deposits, an underwater volcano and seafloor hot springs spewing water up to 570 degrees F.
August 11, 2010
Supporters of the tea party and <A href="http://online.
August 10, 2010
UW scientists will monitor slow-slip event with more than 100 seismic recording stations.
Although many states have banned using handheld cell phones at the wheel, a ban is difficult to enforce and doesn’t cover the growing number of gadgets now available.
August 9, 2010
These days people usually don’t die from a heart attack.
August 6, 2010
The substance is part of a signaling pathway that may be a potential therapeutic target for treating certain neurological disorders.
August 4, 2010
Biochemists and computer scientists at the University of Washington two years ago launched an ambitious project harnessing the brainpower of computer gamers to solve medical problems.
August 2, 2010
Retail prices of healthy foods rising: UW study
July 29, 2010
Salmonella can change its production of proteins in a previously unheard of manner to respond to harsh conditions. Evidence exists fo
July 28, 2010
Prescription-type opiate overdoses, deaths continue to rise in King County
July 27, 2010
Combining a nanoparticle’s magnetic and thermal properties virtually eliminates the background noise in medical imaging.
July 26, 2010
Estella Leopold, a University of Washington emeritus professor of biology, has been honored with the International Cosmos Prize.
Nike’s decision to provide $1.5 million to workers in two shuttered factories resolves all issues involving the UW and Nike.
July 15, 2010
University of Washington Medical Center is ranked among the nation’s top hospitals in U.
The UW has named Mary Lidstrom, UW vice provost for research, to be interim provost.
July 14, 2010
For every dollar the state invests in the University of Washington over $22 is added to the state’s economy
July 12, 2010
The most sophisticated array of instruments ever put in Washington waters will be deployed on a buoy and Seaglider this week off the coast.
July 8, 2010
WHAT: Learn where Puget Sound waters have particularly low pH values compared to what is normal for ocean waters and what proportion is probably the result of man-made carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
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