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September 9, 2013

Nearly half of state’s distracted drivers are texting

In our state, texting on a hand-held device diverts drivers’ attention more than any other distraction.

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Breaking deep-sea waves reveal mechanism for global ocean mixing

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Oceanographers for the first time recorded an enormous wave breaking miles below the surface in a key bottleneck for global ocean circulation.

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September 6, 2013

UW’s big bet on cheap classes

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September 5, 2013

News Digest: UW 14th on Teach for America list, program scores perfect 100, UW Botanic Gardens showcases vendors

UW 14th on Teach for America list || College Assistance Migrant Program scores perfect 100 || UW Botanic Gardens showcases venues and vendors

Redesigned feminine hygiene product tackles problem of human trafficking

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A group of University of Washington graduate students wanted to help save victims of human trafficking. Along the way they won two prestigious national design awards for their efforts and hope to raise money to help even more people.

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September 4, 2013

Pico-world dragnets: Computer-designed proteins recognize and bind small molecules

UW Health Sciences/UW Medicine

Computer-designed proteins that can recognize and interact with small biological molecules are now a reality. Scientists have succeeded in creating a protein molecule that can be programmed to unite with three different steroids.

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KUOW inaugurates new two-hour program

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KUOW launched “The Record on KUOW” Tuesday with more than a half-dozen segments focused on local, national and international news and information.

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Researchers hope to protect against another HIV-like outbreak

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UW Health Sciences/UW Medicine | Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Researchers examining virus transmission from monkeys to humans in Bangladesh found some people are infected with multiple strains of simian foamy virus.

September 3, 2013

Research cruise makes discoveries about Cacadia megaquake fault

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Huskies vault to No. 20 in new AP poll

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