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October 1, 2013

Estrogen pills for menopause symptoms vary in blood clot risk

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A recent observational study comparing the safety of estradiol and conjugated equine estrogen associated estradiol with a lower risk of leg vein and lung clots.

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September 30, 2013

3 UW professors honored by NIH for innovative biomedical research

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Three University of Washington faculty members are among those honored with a grant from the National Institutes of Health’s High Risk-High Reward program.

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UW researchers helped draft international assessment of climate change

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UW faculty members were among international researchers who compiled the fifth climate-change assessment report. The UW will host a seminar Tuesday, Oct. 1 with some of the Seattle-area authors.

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UW engineers invent programming language to build synthetic DNA

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A team led by the University of Washington has developed a programming language for chemistry that it hopes will streamline efforts to design a network that can guide the behavior of chemical-reaction mixtures in the same way that embedded electronic controllers guide cars, robots and other devices.

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September 26, 2013

History lecture series to explore slavery in making of America

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The UW history department will review America’s history of slavery from four different angles in its annual lecture series, which begins on Oct. 23.

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Arts Roundup: Exhibits, lectures — and Chris Thile performs at Meany

School has started and this week provides an array of arts events on campus and off, including a performance by mandolin virtuoso Chris Thile and the first lecture in the School of Drama’s performing art lecture series.

September 25, 2013

Shiny new Odegaard library greets students

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UW students are being greeted by a spiffy new version of the Odegaard Undergraduate Library following a nearly $17 million makeover, the first in the library’s 41-year history.

‘Green jobs’ loosely defined in job creation grants

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Digital applications can enable or limit, say authors of ‘The App Generation’

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There’s often “an app for that” these days, but for young people such digital shortcuts can be as limiting as they are convenient, says the University of Washington co-author of a new book titled “The App Generation.”

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September 23, 2013

News Digest: Flu clinics this fall, help with new K-12 standards, public events about Middle East

Flu clinics in October, November || UW helping with new science, engineering standards for K-12 || Jackson School to hold public events about Middle East

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