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January 28, 1997

Health Source Medical News from the University of Washington

Health Source Medical News from the University of Washington

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January 27, 1997

UW offers free public series on Addiction and the Brain

As part of a public outreach project on “Addiction and the Brain: Beyond Saying No,” the University of Washington will offer a seven-part evening series on the “Neurobiology of Addiction,” beginning in mid-March.

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There are solutions to the epidemic of social problems bedeviling America’s youth, says researcher

At times American society almost seems to be at war with itself, with older generations bemoaning youth violence, substance abuse and teenage pregnancy.

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January 24, 1997

A supercomputer gives the Pacific Northwest a super-detailed view of its often-capricious weather

It was not entirely a victory for hostile elements when severe winter storms devasted the Pacific Northwest in late December. It was also a victory for the National Weather Service, the University of Washington and six local, state and federal agencies, whose weather-forecasting supercomputer is providing local details of the Northwest weather with an accuracy never before possible.

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January 21, 1997

What are scientists seeing over the rainbow? The CIA would like to know

It sounds like the opening to a spy novel: The Central Intelligence Agency awards a $70,000 contract to a university for the study of Western rainbows. In reality, though, the CIA is recognizing more than two decades of pioneering work by a University of Washington computer image analysis group.

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January 15, 1997

New approach encourages greater community input in decisions about minority affairs efforts at UW School of Medicine.

UW Health Sciences/UW Medicine

The University of Washington (UW) School of Medicine is one of six medical schools nationwide to adopt a new decision-making model to improve opportunities for minority and disadvantaged trainees in medicine.

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January 14, 1997

Hubble team reveals a stellar odd couple among thousands of suns in the Milky Way

Astronomers are shining new light on a stellar odd couple, one partner being “consumed” by the other, nestled among thousands of suns at the center of a star cluster in the Milky Way. The strange pair are emitting intense radiation in both ultraviolet light and in X-rays.

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Hubble team reveals a stellar odd couple among thousands of suns in the Milky Way

Astronomers are shining new light on a stellar odd couple, one partner being “consumed” by the other, nestled among thousands of suns at the center of a star cluster in the Milky Way

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UW Medical Center seeks patients for clinical trial of improved cochlear implant to restore hearing

People with severe hearing loss, as well as profoundly deaf persons, may be candidates for a new cochlear implant about to undergo clinical trials at University of Washington Medical Center.

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January 9, 1997

UW president appoints search committee for vice president for medical affairs and dean of medicine

University of Washington President Richard L. McCormick today announced the appointment of a search committee for the position of vice president for medical affairs and dean of the School of Medicine.

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