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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.

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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.

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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.

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June 29, 1998

February launch planned for UW mission to collect samples of comet dust

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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.

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June 26, 1998

Project Stardust Facts, Figures, and Timeline

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STARDUST MISSION TIMELINE

1929: Hoagy Carmichael publishes the song “Stardust.

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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.

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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.

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June 17, 1998

Two Missoula adult medicine physicians honored for dedication to teaching University of Washington medical students

UW Health Sciences/UW Medicine

Dr. Judith Olson and Dr. Wesley Wilson, who practice adult medicine in Missoula, Mont., have been honored by the Department of Medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine for their outstanding contributions to teaching medical students at the WWAMI community clinical training unit in internal medicine in Missoula.

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Dr. George Novan of Spokane honored for excellence in teaching adult medicine to University of Washington medical students

UW Health Sciences/UW Medicine

Dr. George Novan will be honored by the Department of Medicine at the University of Washington (UW) School of Medicine for his outstanding contributions to teaching medical students at the WWAMI community clinical training unit in internal medicine in Spokane.

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UW undergrads set for geology camp in Montana

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A six-week camp in the rugged Montana backcountry promises to transform 20 University of Washington undergraduates into full-fledged geologists.

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