December 17, 1996
Wasps aren’t automatons; they have individuality, says UW researcher
Certain wasps may be far from the simplistic automatons — blindly doing the same tasks day after day throughout their lives — that most people picture when they think of insects.
December 15, 1996
Methane deep in ocean crust could feed chemical-hungry microorganisms
Evidence is surfacing that searing temperatures and crushing pressures are creating a storehouse of nutrients needed by microorganisms living at the seafloor and, possibly, deep within the earth’s crust.
December 11, 1996
The numbers game: UW psychologist’s urban ardor leads to a better way of rating North America’s cities
Geoff Loftus, a University of Washington psychology professor, is the person behind a revised rating system that ranks Orange County as the best place to live, according to the 1996 edition of the “Places Rated Almanac: Your Guide to Finding the Best Places to Live in North America,” which is being released tomorrow (Wednesday).
December 10, 1996
Research crosses continents, disciplines and generations
It had been a frustrating computer search for Vicki Schroeder, a geophysics graduate student at the University of Washington.
December 9, 1996
Lightning research is charged with finding a rain gauge in space
Lightning research was once the stepchild of atmospheric science because of the belief that it had no connection with climate study. Now, thanks to new research at the University of Washington in Seattle, and to recent data from NASA’s space-based lightning detector, scientists believe that lightning frequency might be a reliable surrogate for tracking precipitation in those regions where direct, ground measurements are not possible.
December 3, 1996
Removing brain chemical helps reduce body fat in genetically obese mice
Mice with a mutation that makes them grossly overweight can be induced to be only pleasingly plump, if they are genetically engineered to lack a certain neurotransmitter.
November 27, 1996
Rwandan civil war isn’t just a conflict half way around the world: UW students, staff plan Tuesday benefit concert to aid former student
A group of University of Washington students and staff is coming to the aid of a former UW student living under the constant threat of death in the war-torn African nation of Rwanda.
November 26, 1996
Health Source: Medical News from the University of Washington
Medical News from the University of Washington
November 25, 1996
UW and Siemens develop diagnostic breakthrough with new programmable ultrasound imaging technology
A powerful new technology that allows ultrasound medical imaging systems for the first time to be programmed for multiple diagnostic applications was unveiled today by collaborating engineers from Siemens Ultrasound and the University of Washington.
November 22, 1996
APEC unveils Internet-based “Education Network,” and launches its inaugural project
U.S. Secretary of State Warren Christopher and Philippine Foreign Minister Domingo Siazon today announced both the creation of the APEC Education Network, an Internet based network linking all 18 APEC economies, and the launch of its first collaborative scientific project on integrated coastal management.« Previous Page Next Page »