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How little gray cells process sound: they’re really  a series of computers

How little gray cells process sound: they’re really a series of computers

Posted: November 21, 1997

Individual neurons, or brain cells, do not just relay information from one point to another, according to a group of researchers from across the United States who discussed new insights into the process of hearing at a symposium held last month at the Society for Neuroscience's annual meeting in New Orleans. Instead, they said, each… Read more »


Coping with twins, triplets — and more: UW Medical Center offers special classes for expectant parents

Coping with twins, triplets — and more: UW Medical Center offers special classes for expectant parents

Posted: November 20, 1997

The impact of multiple births on a family is not additive, it's exponential. Few parents are prepared for the enormous emotional, physical and financial demands that accompany this phenomenon. To help couples deal with this huge change in their lives, University of Washington Medical Center hosts "Expecting Multiples," a series of classes for families expecting… Read more »


UW physicist earns highest government award

UW physicist earns highest government award

Posted: November 20, 1997

Experiments to understand single-bubble sonoluminescence -- where a pinpoint of light and extreme temperatures are created inside a tiny bubble when liquids are bombarded with high-pitched sound waves -- have earned the University of Washington's Tom Matula a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers. Read more »