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January 29, 2014

Neanderthal lineages excavated from modern human genomes

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A fossil-free method of sequencing archaic DNA may provide insight into human evolution.

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January 28, 2014

New book explores mixed success of China’s ‘Emperor Huizong’

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Patricia Ebrey, professor of history, is the author of “Emperor Huizong,” a new biography of a Chinese emperor who lived from 1082 to 1135 and ruled for 26 years during China’s Song Dynasty.

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Environmental sciences lab ups bar for green labs at UW

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A soils lab has achieved the highest score yet in the University of Washington’s 10-month-old Green Laboratory Certification Program.

January 27, 2014

Debra Friedman, UW Tacoma Chancellor, dies

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University of Washington Tacoma Chancellor Debra Friedman died on Jan. 26 at the age of 58, following a short battle with lung cancer.

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‘Achieving Health for All’ is topic of 38th Annual Faculty Lecture Feb . 6

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Dr. Stephen Gloyd, professor of global health and health services, will discuss creative responses to reducing inequity worldwide.

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Facelift complications eased with help of new 3-D imaging technique

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New imaging technology from University of Washington engineers allows scientists to analyze what happens within the smallest blood vessels during a cosmetic facelift. This finding could be used to prevent accidents during procedures and help clinicians reverse the ill effects if an injection doesn’t go as planned.

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News digest: Shrunken heads, ethics bowl, Honor: Odegaard renovation

Samoan cruise with blog, shrunken heads || First high school ethics bowl || Odegaard renovation architects honored

January 24, 2014

News writer survives kettlebell workout – with photos from The Whole U’s kickoff event

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More than a thousand people participated in a Jan. 24 kettlebell workout as the kickoff event for The Whole U, an initiative to make it easier for UW faculty and staff to access the university’s health, arts, culture and other resources and to connect with people with similar interests.

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How strong of a football fan are you? There’s a test for that

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UW psychologist Anthony Greenwald has developed a scientific test to measure the strength of one’s support for a football team.

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January 22, 2014

UW names undergraduate medalists for academic performance

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Three students have been named UW academic medalists, the most outstanding students in their respective classes, for 2012-13.

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