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April 12, 2013

Celebrating Earth Day at the Arboretum

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New device could cut costs on household products, pharmaceuticals

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A new procedure that thickens and thins fluid at the micron level could save consumers and manufacturers money, particularly for some soap products.

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Tsunami debris could be found in Washington’s annual beach cleanup

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The annual beach cleanup may turn up new items from the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan more than two years ago and sent objects to the Washington coast.

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Airlift Northwest will station a Turbo Commander aircraft in Juneau


UW Health Sciences/ UW Medicine

The new Turbo Commander aircraft will allow the medical transport service to reach more people living in outlying rural areas of Southwest Alaska.

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April 11, 2013

Arts Roundup: Music, art — and a Western from the School of Drama

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This week brings art exhibits, lectures and several events from the UW School of Music, and the School of Drama wrangles the Western genre for a six-part, ensemble-created show.

Space-age domes offer a window on ocean acidification

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At Friday Harbor Labs, students are conducting a three-week study on the effects of ocean acidification using a strategy that’s midway between a controlled lab test and an open-ocean experiment.

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Senate confirms Sally Jewell as Interior secretary

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UW musician finds key to solving saxophone discord

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Tuberculosis fighter and promoter reveals what’s behind its split identity

UW Health Sciences/UW Medicine

Latest research findings suggest the possibility of reverting TB hyper-susceptibility to TB hyper-resistance.

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April 10, 2013

Burke Museum Herbarium launches new wildflower app

Burke Museum Communications

The “Washington Wildflowers” app, out this week, includes information for more than 870 common wildflowers, shrubs and vines.

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