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April 25, 2013

Keeping beverages cool in summer: It’s not just the heat, it’s the humidity

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Drops forming on the outside of your drink don’t just make the can slippery. Experiments show that in hot, humid weather, condensation heats a drink more than the surrounding air.

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UW students pitch business plans in competition

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April 24, 2013

Air pollution may harden arteries

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Carlos Gil tells family story in memoir, ‘We Became Mexican American’

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A conversation with Carlos Gil, UW professor emeritus of history and author of the memoir “We Became Mexican American.”

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April 23, 2013

A greener concrete? UW-led coalition seeks to reduce concrete’s carbon footprint

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Concrete is used to build streets, bridges, buildings, dams and driveways — and it lasts a very long time — but what if concrete could be made with a 50 percent smaller carbon footprint?

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Workers Memorial Day event takes place April 24 at HUB Lyceum

Environmental & Occupational Health

The 65 workers who died from job-related injuries or illnesses in Washington state this past year will be remembered at a UW event promoting safer workplaces.

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Robots, solar-powered cars at Engineering Discovery Days, April 26-27

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Engineering Discovery Days is April 26-27 at the UW campus and will feature exhibits and demonstrations from engineering departments and student groups.

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April 22, 2013

Professor of computer science and engineering remembered through UW scholarship fund

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David Notkin, University of Washington professor of computer science and engineering, died April 22. He was 58.

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New book explores fragile status of world’s penguins

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Wayne C. Roth, president and general manager of KUOW, to retire after 30 years

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Wayne C. Roth, president and general manager of KUOW Puget Sound Public Radio, has announced that he will retire this September.

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