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September 15, 1997

University of Washington scientists look for cellular clues to explain how estrogen replacement therapy may protect against Alzheimer’s disease

Among its many salutary effects, estrogen seems to protect the brain against the ravages of Alzheimer’s disease: numerous clinical studies support that finding. But how does it accomplish this feat? Researchers at the University of Washington in Seattle are involved in a number of basic-science studies that are beginning to provide answers.

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“The Face of Breast Cancer” exhibit comes to Seattle during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

“The Face of Breast Cancer: A Photographic Essay,” is coming to the Seattle area, sponsored by University of Washington Medical Center, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Nordstrom.

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Local minority youth help UW researchers understand teen smoking

For the past two years, researchers have met with Asian Pacific Islander American (APIA) youths to hear their opinions, thoughts and comments on smoking.

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UW offers free public lecture series in Wenatchee on Addiction and the Brain

A free public lecture series on “Addiction and the Brain: Beyond Saying No” will be offered in Wenatchee by the University of Washington’s Biobehavioral Nursing Program. A similar series was presented in Seattle last spring.

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September 12, 1997

A new state of matter turns a solid world into a melting one

A new form of matter, clusters of atoms, has been oberved in recent years behaving in curious ways. Now research indicates that clusters have another, previously unsuspected property: they can melt at different temperatures from “solid” matter.

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September 11, 1997

A new state of matter turns a solid world into a melting one

A new form of matter, clusters of atoms, has been oberved in recent years behaving in curious ways. Now research indicates that clusters have another, previously unsuspected property: they can melt at different temperatures from “solid” matter.

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Discovery of a shiny marine fossil is latest evidence that British Columbia was once part of Baja California

Small sea creatures that have lain in pristine condition for eons have given a University of Washington researcher the clearest evidence yet that about 80 million years ago a southern landmass began migrating to the north. And what today are rainy British Columbia and chilly southern Alaska were once the sunny climes of Baja California.

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Discovery of a shiny marine fossil is latest evidence that British Columbia was once part of Baja California

Small sea creatures that have lain in pristine condition for eons have given a University of Washington researcher the clearest evidence yet that about 80 million years ago a southern landmass began migrating to the north. And what today are rainy British Columbia and chilly southern Alaska were once the sunny climes of Baja California.

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White House honors UW program for mentoring students with disabilities

The University of Washington’s Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking and Technology Program, which has enlisted scientific luminaries such as British physicist Stephen Hawking to encourage teenagers with disabilities to pursue careers in technical fields, has won a 1997 Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring.

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September 5, 1997

Ice Station SHEBA, Fact Sheet 3: Opportunities for reporters to visit in spring 1998

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Flights from Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, to Ice Station SHEBA are scheduled about every three weeks next spring to rotate crew and scientists.

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