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August 28, 2014

David Battisti, Qiang Fu elected AGU fellows

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UW atmospheric scientists David Battisti and Qiang Fu have been elected fellows of the American Geophysical Union.

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August 27, 2014

New smartphone app can detect newborn jaundice in minutes

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University of Washington engineers and physicians have developed a smartphone application that checks for jaundice in newborns and can deliver results to parents and pediatricians within minutes.

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August 26, 2014

Russian children’s books explored in new Special Collections exhibit

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Sandra Kroupa had to learn a lot about Russian children’s literature in a hurry to curate the exhibit now on display in UW Libraries Special Collections. But it wasn’t meant to be that way. Kroupa is the longtime book arts and rare book curator for UW Libraries. The exhibit is “From the Lowly Lubok to

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Health Digest: Ebola outbreak, HIV persistence, kids’ sleep routines

UW Health Sciences/UW Medicine

UW Health Sciences News Digest: Ebola outbreak, HIV persistence, back-to-school sleep routines

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Scientists craft a semiconductor junction only three atoms thick

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Scientists have developed what they believe is the thinnest-possible semiconductor, a new class of nanoscale materials made in sheets only three atoms thick.

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August 25, 2014

Learning by watching, toddlers show intuitive understanding of probability

Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences

UW researchers have found that children as young as 2 intuitively use math concepts to help make sense of their world.

UW climbs to No. 7 in national ranking

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The Washington Monthly magazine has listed UW seventh in the nation in its 2014 national university rankings.

August 21, 2014

Busy midsummer week for UW undergraduate researchers

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The popular Summer Undergraduate Research Poster Session allows UW students — and some just arriving — to show off their research.

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Cause of global warming hiatus found deep in the Atlantic Ocean

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Observations show that the heat absent from the Earth’s surface is plunging deep in the north and south Atlantic Ocean, and is part of a slow, naturally recurring cycle.

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Washington housing market improves in second quarter of 2014

Runstad Center for Real Estate Studies

Washington state’s housing market rebounded from its first quarter performance, as the annual rate of existing home sales rose 6.4 percent in the second quarter of 2014.

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