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Oldest existing New World mound complex identified

Oldest existing New World mound complex identified

Posted: September 18, 1997

The earliest existing mound complex built by humans in the new world has been identified in Louisiana by a team of archaeologists and researchers from around the United States including Jim Feathers, a University of Washington research assistant professor of archaeology. Read more »


Oldest existing New World mound complex identified

Oldest existing New World mound complex identified

Posted: September 18, 1997

The earliest existing mound complex built by humans in the new world has been identified in Louisiana by a team of archaeologists and researchers from around the United States including Jim Feathers, a University of Washington research assistant professor of archaeology. Read more »


Member of IBM team behind Deep Blue speaking at UW

Member of IBM team behind Deep Blue speaking at UW

Posted: September 18, 1997

Murray Campbell, a research scientist at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center where Deep Blue was developed, will address the challenges and implications involved in the 50- year effort to put a computer atop the chess world in a free public lecture at the University of Washington. Read more »


University of Washington scientists look for cellular clues to explain how estrogen replacement therapy may protect against Alzheimer’s disease

University of Washington scientists look for cellular clues to explain how estrogen replacement therapy may protect against Alzheimer’s disease

Posted: September 15, 1997

Among its many salutary effects, estrogen seems to protect the brain against the ravages of Alzheimer's disease: numerous clinical studies support that finding. But how does it accomplish this feat? Researchers at the University of Washington in Seattle are involved in a number of basic-science studies that are beginning to provide answers. Read more »