UW Today

March 22, 2013

Rising ocean acidity saps mussels’ strength

News and Information

March 21, 2013

Arts Roundup: Art about music, music about art — and ongoing shows

News and Information

Ongoing exhibits at the Henry Art Gallery and Burke Museum and UW-related art being shown off campus are featured.

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March 20, 2013

News Digest: U Bridge closures, demo of mobile planetarium, SeattleSounder FC’s UW Day

University Bridge closures March 23, 24 || Mobile planetarium demonstration April 1 || Portion of ticket sales for Seattle Sounder FC’s UW Day goes to scholarships

2013 Canada Gairdner Global Health Award goes to King Holmes for STD work

UW Health Sciences/UW Medicine

Holmes was honored for his groundbreaking work on sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV/AIDS, chlamydia, genital herpes, gonorrhea and human papilloma virus.

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Some Alaskan trout use flexible guts for the ultimate binge diet

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The stomach and intestines of certain Dolly Varden trout double to quadruple in size during month-long, salmon-egg-eating binges in Alaska each August. It’s the first time researchers have documented such fish gut flexibility in the wild.

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Update April 3, 2013 cherry blossom watch: Quad in full bloom

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The cold weather this week is delaying the blooming of cherry trees in the UW Quad.

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March 19, 2013

Jordanna Bailkin studies postwar Britain in new book ‘The Afterlife of Empire’

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UW History Professor Jordanna Bailkin discusses her new book “The Afterlife of Empire.”

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Tenfold boost in ability to pinpoint proteins in cancer cells

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New research offers a more comprehensive way to analyze a cell’s unique behavior, revealing patterns that could indicate why a cell will or won’t become cancerous.

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Grieving parents find solace in remembrance photography – with photo gallery

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A UW anthropology student investigated how remembrance photography helps grieving parents, and how the practice’s resurgence could signal a change in the way death and dying are dealt with in our society.

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March 18, 2013

UW students create, harvest fog in campus ‘hoop house’

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University of Washington students have been testing low-cost materials capable of harvesting water from fog.

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