February 18, 1999
Babies, the greatest learners on Earth, and how they crack the speech code are topic for faculty lecture Feb. 24
February 17, 1999
Does race affect outcome of criminal cases? Reports portraying juveniles differently lead to tougher sentencing recommendations for blacks
For three decades social scientists have been trying to figure out, with little success, how a person’s race affects the outcome of criminal cases.
February 16, 1999
Computer simulation reveals nano-switch that regulates cell-binding function of key protein in the body
Flipping a nano-scale molecular switch may regulate the cell-binding function of a protein involved in healing and other fundamental biological activities.
February 11, 1999
Joblessness, not race, drives rates of violent deaths among working-age Americans in Chicago study
Astudy by University of Washington social demographers indicates all forms of violent death — homicide, accidental death and suicide — are linked to joblessness and its detrimental effects on the formation and stability of families.
February 5, 1999
New UW research center asks tough questions to help policy makers with decisions about health workforce issues
Researchers at the new WWAMI Center for Health Workforce Studies are looking at the availability, education, distribution, practice patterns and licensing of health professionals as well as many other factors that shape the region’s health workforce.
February 3, 1999
UWTV to broadcast Stardust media briefing, launch
UWTV will broadcast Saturday’s scheduled launch of Stardust, a NASA mission to collect comet samples and return them to Earth.
New minimally invasive technique repairs ballooned aorta without major surgery
Doctors at the Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System and the University of Washington School of Medicine have successfully used an innovative new technique to repair aortic aneurysm, a life threatening ballooning of the body?s main artery.
February 1, 1999
UW astronomy professor’s Stardust quest set for launch Saturday
It’s a moment University of Washington astronomy professor Donald Brownlee has been awaiting for nearly two decades.
January 26, 1999
UW symposium to address quality of health care
“Beyond Consumer Protection: Appropriate Public and Private Roles in Quality of Care” is the subject of the University of Washington’s 14th John R.
January 25, 1999
Stardust launch audio available on UW web page
Stardust, a NASA Discovery mission in which the University of Washington plays a central role, is scheduled for on Feb.« Previous Page Next Page »