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September 22, 1997

Will your child become an overweight adult? Step on the scale

A child’s chance of obesity in adulthood is greatly increased if he or she has at least one obese parent.

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September 19, 1997

Ships depart to launch Ice Station SHEBA in the Arctic Ocean

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Two icebreaking ships are expected to depart Tuktoyaktuk, Canada, this weekend to establish Ice Station SHEBA in the Arctic Ocean, launching the largest and most complex science experiment ever supported in the Arctic by the National Science Foundation.

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September 18, 1997

Oldest existing New World mound complex identified

The earliest existing mound complex built by humans in the new world has been identified in Louisiana by a team of archaeologists and researchers from around the United States including Jim Feathers, a University of Washington research assistant professor of archaeology.

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Oldest existing New World mound complex identified

The earliest existing mound complex built by humans in the new world has been identified in Louisiana by a team of archaeologists and researchers from around the United States including Jim Feathers, a University of Washington research assistant professor of archaeology.

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Member of IBM team behind Deep Blue speaking at UW

Murray Campbell, a research scientist at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center where Deep Blue was developed, will address the challenges and implications involved in the 50- year effort to put a computer atop the chess world in a free public lecture at the University of Washington.

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September 16, 1997

UW School of Nursing names new head of Nurse-Midwifery Program

The University of Washington School of Nursing has named Aileen MacLaren the director of its Graduate Nurse-Midwifery Education Program.

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UW School of Nursing names new head of Nurse-Midwifery Program

The University of Washington School of Nursing has named Aileen MacLaren the director of its Graduate Nurse-Midwifery Education Program.

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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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