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November 5, 2014

UW Ebola preparedness plans reflect changing situation

UW Health Sciences/UW Medicine

Well-informed precautions are being taken to protect the UW community and the public.

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Incorporate more voices to loosen conservation gridlock, scientists urge

News and Information

More diverse voices could help break a deadlock gripping the conservation community, say 238 co-signatories – including a dozen from the University of Washington.

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UW study shows direct brain interface between humans

News and Information

University of Washington researchers have successfully replicated a direct brain-to-brain connection between pairs of people as part of a scientific study following the team’s initial demonstration a year ago.

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November 4, 2014

‘Future proofing’: Present protections against challenges to come

News and Information

You can’t predict the future, but you can prepare for it — that’s the thinking behind architect (and architecture graduate student and UW staff member) Brian Rich and his principles of “future proofing” existing and historical buildings.

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October 31, 2014

Study: Expansion of UW medical school in Spokane is state’s lowest-cost, highest-quality and most-immediate solution

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The University of Washington’s plan to double the size of its medical school in Spokane is “clearly the most cost-effective option” to meet the physician workforce needs in Eastern Washington and throughout the state, according to an independent study by research firm Tripp Umbach. The study also found that Eastern Washington currently cannot support two

October 30, 2014

Trout trick-or-treat: fish gobble furry animals with four feet

News and Information

Freshwater fish with bellies full of shrews – one trout a few years back was found to have eaten 19 – aren’t as random as scientists have thought.

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October 29, 2014

Arts Roundup: Exhibitions, music — and ArtBreak

Music and exhibitions lead this week in the arts as David Alexander Rahbee conducts the UW Symphony and the School of Music presents the annual Halloween Organ Concert featuring spooky classics.

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New study shows three abrupt pulses of CO2 during last deglaciation

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Increases of atmospheric carbon dioxide that helped end the last ice age more than 10,000 years ago happened in three abrupt pulses, not gradually.

Fires and floods: North Cascades federal lands prepare for climate change

News and Information

UW scientists worked with managers of federal parks and forests to come up with a strategy to address warmer temperatures, increased wildfires and more flooding in the North Cascades region.

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October 24, 2014

Large X-ray scanner to produce 3-D images for labs across campus

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A state-of-the-art imaging machine is coming to the University of Washington for use by researchers in a variety of disciplines.

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