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December 3, 2013

‘Spooky action’ builds a wormhole between ‘entangled’ particles

News and Information

New research indicates that a phenomenon called “quantum entanglement” could be intrinsically linked with the creation of wormholes.

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December 2, 2013

Last chance to donate: UW Combined Fund Drive ends Dec. 6

UW Human Resources Marketing & Communications

UW faculty and staff have until Dec. 6 to contribute to this year’s UW Combined Fund Drive, part of Washington state’s workplace giving campaign.

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November 26, 2013

MyHeartMapSeattle scavenger hunters report over 2,000 defibrillators

UW Health Sciences and UW Medicine

A city-wide contest to locate as many of Seattle’s automatic external defibrillators, or AEDs, netted far more than expected. The challenge arose from the need to map and monitor these devices, which can save the lives of people suffering an out-of-hospital sudden cardiac arrest.

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Arts Roundup: Drama, art — and the School of Music’s ‘Carolfest’

The holiday season kicks off in full force with a variety of arts events to enjoy, including the School of Music’s annual CarolFest is on Dec. 4.

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Redesigned purple UW license plates now available

Advancement Communications

The newly designed University of Washington vehicle license plate is now available for sale from the state Department of Licensing.

AAAS names five UW researchers as fellows

Five University of Washington researchers are among new fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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News digest: ‘StormReady’ status, Ryan Calo blogs, green seed proposals due, ease Net access

“StormReady” status ups UW’s ability to cope with weather extremes || Ryan Calo blogs for Forbes || First Green Seed Fund proposals due Dec. 3 || Ease Net access at 5,500 institutions with “eduroam”

November 25, 2013

Study: Greenhouse gas might have warmed early Mars enough to allow liquid water

News and Information

The mystery of how the surface of Mars, long dead and dry, could have flowed with water billions of years ago may have been solved by research that included a University of Washington astronomer.

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Dashboards to bring culture change in strategic decision-making

News and Information

New dashboards for exploring trends are bringing about a culture change in strategic decision-making at the university

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November 24, 2013

How living cells solved a needle in a haystack problem to generate electrical signals

UW Health Sciences/UW Medicine

Filtered from a vast sodium sea, more than 1 million calcium ions per second gush through our cells’ pores to generate charges

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