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February 3, 1999

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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January 23, 1999

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

ANAHEIM, Calif.

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January 22, 1999

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

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

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

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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