July 15, 1998
Human Interface Technology Lab’s virtual retinal display wins 1998 Discover magazine Technological Innovation Award
The Human Interface Technology (HIT) Laboratory at the University of Washington has received the 1998 Discover Magazine Award for Technological Innovation in the sight category.
July 14, 1998
Team of University of Washington health sciences students will visit Othello, Wash., area to participate in public service projects
Eight University of Washington (UW) health sciences students, representing a variety of health-care fields, will visit Othello, Wash., Thursday, July 23, and Friday, July 24, to participate in several local health information and public service projects.
July 9, 1998
Double lung transplant recipient plans to ride the STP in one day
Almost five years to the day after receiving a double-lung transplant at University of Washington Medical Center, cystic fibrosis patient Ken Price plans to ride in the annual Seattle-to-Portland bicycle trek this weekend.
July 7, 1998
Young boys who are good readers needed for brain imaging study
Boys, who just completed grades 3 through 6, are eligible to volunteer as subjects for a study investigating dyslexia. Those selected can describe what happened as their brains were imaged while they played sound and meaning games and listened to sound tones.
Leonardo still lives and he packs an economic punch
The “Leonardo Lives” exhibition at the Seattle Art Museum last fall and winter generated $15.5 million in business activity in King County, supported 314 jobs and created $5 million in labor income, according to an economic impact study conducted by a University of Washington researcher.
July 1, 1998
Researchers looking for families with multiple dyslexics
University of Washington researchers on a scientific genealogical hunt are looking for 100 families in the Puget Sound area that have a history of dyslexia.
June 29, 1998
February launch planned for UW mission to collect samples of comet dust
It might sound like something from a popular science fiction movie, but a University of Washington astronomy professor’s nearly two-decade dream of launching an unmanned spacecraft to collect interstellar dust from a comet is close to coming true.
June 26, 1998
Project Stardust Facts, Figures, and Timeline
STARDUST MISSION TIMELINE
1929: Hoagy Carmichael publishes the song “Stardust.
June 25, 1998
Can testosterone improve memory in men? Study provides initial findings
Treating older men with testosterone may help improve spatial and verbal memory, according to a small study conducted at the University of Washington in Seattle.
June 22, 1998
Remembering and forgetting childhood sexual abuse: it’s how events are encoded in memory and how people view themselves, not repression
Researchers probing people’s memories of sexual abuse report two ordinary mechanisms may be responsible for temporarily forgetting and later remembering genuine instances of childhood sexual abuse. Their findings suggest that it is possible to explain such forgetting without repression.« Previous Page Next Page »