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January 23, 1999

Long-term forecasting could give nations tools to survive climate change

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ANAHEIM, Calif.

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January 22, 1999

Astrophysicist gets $1 million McDonnell grant to hunt for dark matter

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University of Washington astrophysicist Christopher Stubbs has been awarded a $1 million grant from the James S.

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200,000 Web tests show people’s unconscious roots of racism, ageism

People have taken more than 200,000 tests that measure unconscious components of prejudice and stereotyping since twin Web sites were opened to the public last year by psychologists from the University of Washington and Yale University.

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January 19, 1999

Sixteen American Indian and Alaska Native communities selected for program to provide Internet access to health resources

UW Health Sciences/UW Medicine

Sixteen American Indian and Alaska Native communities in Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Montana and Idaho have been selected to participate in a National Libraries of Medicine program that will connect them to the Internet.

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January 9, 1999

Extrasolar planets favor stars with overabundance of heavy elements

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AUSTIN, Texas – A three-year spectroscopic survey shows a group of stars near our solar system have a much greater allotment of heavy elements than other nearby stars that are like our sun, a University of Washington astronomer reported today at the national meeting of the American Astronomical Society.

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January 7, 1999

Great Falls, Mont., and Pocatello, Idaho, to be honored for 25 years as UW School of Medicine training sites in children’s health care

The University of Washington (UW) School of Medicine pediatric training units in Great Falls, Mont.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Stardust prelaunch science briefing scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 13

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Managers and scientists leading the team preparing the Stardust spacecraft to gather samples of icy comet dust and return them to Earth will conduct a media briefing on the mission and its science goals on Wednesday, Jan.

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January 5, 1999

Libby, Mont.; Sandpoint, Idaho; and Thermopolis, Wyo., each welcome a UW medical student for six months training in rural practice

UW Health Sciences/UW Medicine

Three University of Washington (UW) third-year medical students have started their six-month WWAMI Rural Integrated Training Experience (WRITE) in rural towns.

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Yongmin Kim selected to lead UW bioengineering department

Yongmin Kim has been named professor and chair of the University of Washington’s nationally ranked bioengineering department.

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Nature Medicine paper highlights potential for treating HIV: UW and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center researchers publish data on adoptive immunotherapy for HIV:

SEATTLE — Researchers at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (FHCRC), the University of Washington (UW), and Targeted Genetics Corp.

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