February 4, 1998
Mysterious fate of vast dissolved organic matter in oceans may be to mitigate the greenhouse effect
Vast amounts of dissolved organic matter in the ocean, once thought to be inert, may play a surprising role in mitigating the greenhouse effect, according to bioengineering researchers at the University of Washington.
February 2, 1998
It doesn’t add up: First study of talented young mathematicians shows boys out-perform girls
There’s new evidence that when it comes to mathematics, the sexes apparently do not begin school on an equal footing.
January 30, 1998
How do I love thee? Instead of counting the ways, ‘The Love Test’ offers couples 32 scientific quizzes to measure their relationship
Compiled by two University of Washington sociologists, “The Love Test” is designed to help individuals and couples explore the dynamics of their relationships by using scientifically validated self-quizzes.
In spite of computers, handwriting instruction is important because of carry-over to composition
When the mechanical process of handwriting is taught in tandem with the more creative process of composition, the result is improvement in both skills, a study of Seattle first-graders shows.
January 29, 1998
Nancy Woods named dean of the UW School of Nursing
Dr. Nancy Fugate Woods, associate dean for research at the University of Washington School of Nursing, has been named dean of the school, UW President Richard L. McCormick announced today.
January 22, 1998
Staff Forum gathers first time Jan. 26
President Richard L.
January 16, 1998
New pacemaker implant helps patients with tremor
A 70-year-old Bellevue man has become the first local resident to receive a new treatment to alleviate the tremors associated with Parkinson’s disease and Essential Tremor.
January 15, 1998
Images of the brain in action may hold clues to recovery from stroke
Images of the living brain, made while stroke victims and normal subjects tap their fingers, are revealing how some stroke patients regain lost strength.
January 12, 1998
UW conference helps women engineering students build bridges to top firms
Female students looking for mentors or role models in science and engineering often find themselves swimming upstream. The eighth annual Women in Science and Engineering Conference at the University of Washington aims to buoy the efforts of these students by providing workshops and networking opportunities with women scientists, engineers and managers from more than 30 top companies.
January 7, 1998
Five rural towns slated as training sites for new, six-month program for University of Washington medical students
Four University of Washington third-year medical students are currently participating in a new program to provide these future physicians with extensive training in rural medicine. Another training site will open in 1999.« Previous Page Next Page »