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May 8, 1998

UW senior well prepared to live on Greenland glacier

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Hans-Peter Marshall seems to like the cold.

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May 6, 1998

Most specialists don’t assume primary-care role for older patients even when they are the only source of care

A new study from the University of Washington shows that generalists are much more likely than specialists to act as primary-care providers for their elderly Medicare patients

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May 4, 1998

University of Washington unveils APEC Internet Collaboration Center:

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The University of Washington unveiled today on Capitol Hill the APEC Internet Collaboration Center-next generation Internet technology that will re-define how international policy is formulated in the Internet Age.

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April 30, 1998

Stroke is Brain Attack. Know the symptoms. Call 911.

Dr. Kyra Becker Dr. David Newell, and their colleagues will embark on an ambitious campaign this month to educate the people of King County about stroke.

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April 27, 1998

Stanford biologist to address politics of global warming in UW lecture

The United Nations-sponsored climate convention in Kyoto last December was a failure, according to an award-winning global warming expert who will deliver the 1998 Evans Lecture at the University of Washington.

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April 24, 1998

Promising nuclear waste management plan earns UW students prize at international competition

A model system for dealing with radioactive wastes earned University of Washington chemical engineering students third prize last week at an international environmental design contest.

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April 22, 1998

UW developing fleet of unmanned airplanes to gather Pacific Ocean weather data needed to improve accuracy of Northwest forecasts

Aeronautical engineering researchers at the University of Washington have been awarded a $456,000 grant from the Office of Naval Research to launch a fleet of unmanned airplanes to gather this missing weather data.

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April 21, 1998

UW College of Engineering Open House shows why there’s never been a more exciting time to be an engineer

With robots exploring Mars, cars navigating themselves around town and computers beating world chess champions, there’s never been a more exciting time to be an engineer. Students and families from throughout Puget Sound can see for themselves at the University of Washington College of Engineering Open House.

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New surgery at Harborview offers hope for epileptics

Last week, Dana Doyle became the first Seattle-area patient to receive an NCP System implant, or vagus nerve stimulator (VNS) at the University of Washington Regional Epilepsy Center at Harborview.

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April 15, 1998

Breast cancer screening exams produce high level of false-positive results

Researchers at the University of Washington and Harvard University have determined that at least one woman in two will receive a false-positive result after having annual screening mammograms for a decade, and almost 20 percent of women will undergo a biopsy.

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